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Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Dota, Dotta Road and Hwy 49 near Sierraville.

August 29, 2017 at 8:02 PM

PNF Captain 16 is the Dota IC, reports line around most of the fire, estimated size is 150 acres.

August 29, 2017 at 6:19 PM

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All aircraft released from the fire. Ground resources are making good progress.

August 29, 2017 at 6:12 PM

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Tanker 93 is being released from the fire, returning to the Ponderosa Fire in Butte County.

August 29, 2017 at 5:41 PM

The fire is in the local direct protection area (LRA) but is threatening the federal DPA. Loyalton Fire and Tahoe National Forest on scene. One Air Attack and 2 tankers on order. Fire is burning in a northerly direction.

Fire started between the railroad and Hwy 49.