Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Cruzon
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 0.5
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: September 28, 2020
  • Personnel: 30+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Cruzon, Cruzon Grade and Bear Trap Springs area above Malakoff State Park.

September 28, 2020 at 3:00 AM

Cruzon IC reports the fire is contained. Dozer to continue in to open the road up. Canceling the handcrews, as well as the two additional water tenders. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

September 28, 2020 at 2:49 AM

Firefighters are making progress, the fire is burning in timber and heavy brush.

September 28, 2020 at 2:46 AM

Cruzon IC is requesting prevention to respond to the fire.

September 28, 2020 at 2:43 AM

Units at scene are from North San Juan Fire, CAL FIRE, and Tahoe National Forest.

September 28, 2020 at 2:40 AM

IC is requesting all incoming units to stage on Bear Trap Springs and hike in to the incident. Fire is still holding at approximately 5 acres.

September 28, 2020 at 2:34 AM

Additional resources have arrived and are hiking in due to the poor access to the fire. Most units are staging at Cruzon and Bear Trap Springs.

September 28, 2020 at 2:25 AM

There are no structures in the area. No evacuations or road closures at this time.

September 28, 2020 at 2:18 AM

IC is requesting two additional water tenders to the incident.

September 28, 2020 at 2:12 AM

Units have located at fire, approximately 5 acres, burning at a slow rate of spread. Difficult access to the incident.

September 28, 2020 at 2:10 AM

Units in the area are still unable to locate a fire, water tender to stage at Cruzon and Bear Trap Springs.

September 28, 2020 at 2:02 AM

Reporting party has called back with additional directions to the fire, off Bear Trap Springs and a Forest Service Road, units are in the area.

September 28, 2020 at 1:58 AM

Units on Bear Trap Springs are unable to locate a fire, they are continuing to search on Bear Trap.

September 28, 2020 at 1:45 AM

Reported fire on Cruzon Grade near Bear Trap Springs above Malakoff Diggins, numerous units en route. Trees on fire near the water hole, per the initial report.