Fire at a glance (numbers)
- Incident Name: Dutch, I-80
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: NEU
- Size (acres): 48
- Percent Contained: 100%
- Estimate of Containment: September 17, 2022
- Personnel: 20
- Structures Destroyed:
Dutch, westbound I-80 at the Dutch Flat off ramp in Placer County.
September 19, 2022 at 4:17 PM
The fire is now 100% contained.
September 17, 2022 at 8:00 PM
All evacuations have been lifted. Interstate 80 opened to one lane in both directions.
September 15, 2022 at 6:20 PM
I-80 is open to controlled traffic. Crews continue suppression repair and mop-up operations.
September 15, 2022 at 7:33 AM
I-80 westbound traffic is reduce to one lane.
September 14, 2022 at 7:43 AM
All threats have been mitigated.
September 13, 2022 at 7:02 PM
September 13, 2022 at 5:48 PM
ALL lanes OPEN on eastbound Interstate 80 @ Gold Run. Westbound lanes remain CLOSED.
September 13, 2022 at 5:33 PM
Both DF zones are clear to repopulate. Forward progress stopped, mopping up.
September 13, 2022 at 4:49 PM
Per Caltrans, CAL FIRE conducting a backburn to limit spread of the fire. Fire activity has greatly diminished.
September 13, 2022 at 4:16 PM
Per Air Attack the fire is holding within the lines.
September 13, 2022 at 4:11 PM
Extended closure time for I-80, retardant on the freeway will need to be washed off before reopening.
September 13, 2022 at 4:01 PM
Evacuation warning issued for Zone DF2: From Sacramento St at the railroad tracks, East of Sacramento St-Diggins, South of county line from Diggins to Drum Power House Rd/Drum Forebay Rd and Culberson Rd, West of Sugar Pine Rd to Crystal Springs & I-80, North of I-80
The City of Colfax is opening the Colfax Sierra Vista Community Center as an evacuation shelter.
September 13, 2022 at 3:34 PM
Tanker 210 to extended the line of their last drop, two helicopters still working the spot fires.
September 13, 2022 at 3:26 PM
Still multiple spot fires that need catching, but good progress now.
September 13, 2022 at 3:18 PM
I-80 closure is being moved to Hwy 174, traffic on Hwy 20 is at a standstill.
September 13, 2022 at 3:12 PM
Fire behavior is starting to moderate a little. Retardant drops across the head are holding, dozer is working on the left flank, making good progress.
September 13, 2022 at 3:10 PM
Power outage affecting 1,785 customers along I-80 from Applegate to Colfax.
September 13, 2022 at 2:42 PM
Fire has been mapped at 26 acres, with at least 6 spots fires ahead of it.
September 13, 2022 at 2:31 PM
Per PCSO: Evacuees PLEASE drive to the east on Alta Bonny Nook to Crystal Springs to leave the area.
September 13, 2022 at 2:30 PM
FIRIS is over the fire, mapping current perimeter.
September 13, 2022 at 2:26 PM
Significant augmentation of resources now on the fire. 10 additional engines and one dozer dispatched.
September 13, 2022 at 2:19 PM
Established spot fire is about 2 acres.
September 13, 2022 at 2:14 PM
Spot fire near Station 30 in the Alta area.
September 13, 2022 at 2:09 PM
Tankers continue to drop with numerous ground resources providing structure protection for homes in the area. The fire has not spotted across the railroad yet.
September 13, 2022 at 2:05 PM
Mandatory evacuation in Zone DF1 : Monte Vista Exit, Ridge Rd, Frost Hill, Murray Ranch , Alta Forestry
September 13, 2022 at 1:59 PM
Continued spotting is hampering containment efforts. Weather in the area: 75F with south/southwest winds with gusts up to 15 mph.
September 13, 2022 at 1:54 PM
Per Caltrans, I-80 WB is CLOSED at the 80/20 junction.
September 13, 2022 at 1:51 PM
PCSO continuing evacuations on Murry Ranch Raod and Frost Hill. Union Pacific being notified of the fire, railroad traffic to be shut down.
September 13, 2022 at 1:50 PM
I-80 hard closure at Crystal Springs requested.
September 13, 2022 at 1:48 PM
Heel of the fire is I-80, Tankers 103 and 210 (Australian NWS Fire Services) now over the fire.
September 13, 2022 at 1:44 PM
Additional evacuations in the area, Murry Ranch Road is being closed to traffic and evacuated.
September 13, 2022 at 1:40 PM
Tanker 93 is inbound to the fire. Fire now 15 acres, evacuations on Frost Hill Road in Dutch Flat. I-80 WB is reduced to one lane just east of Dutch Flat.
September 13, 2022 at 1:38 PM
Fire continues to be wind-driven, spotting on the right flank aligned with prevailing wind patterns.
September 13, 2022 at 1:34 PM
Westbound I-80 will be shut down in the area, evacuations starting in the area,
September 13, 2022 at 1:33 PM
Eastbound I-80 on ramp at Alta to be shut down, will be used as a helicopter landing zone.
September 13, 2022 at 1:30 PM
Tankers 88 and 89 working the fire, two helicopters at scene. Firefighters are providing structure protection.
September 13, 2022 at 1:27 PM
All ground resources to access the fire via Ridge Road, 3 additional water tenders requested by IC.
September 13, 2022 at 1:26 PM
Air Attack estimated the fire at 10 acres with numerous spots, requesting another Type 2 tanker.
September 13, 2022 at 1:23 PM
IC requesting one additional Charlie strike team, fire is 5 acres+ with multiple spots now.
September 13, 2022 at 1:22 PM
One spot near the right shoulder of the fire, helicopter will focus on this.
September 13, 2022 at 1:20 PM
Dutch Air Attack requesting two additional tankers.
September 13, 2022 at 1:14 PM
Retardant drop across the head of the Dutch fire. Fire is about 3 acres, one structure immediately threatened.
September 13, 2022 at 1:05 PM
Dutch IC requesting 2 water tenders and two additional engines.
September 13, 2022 at 1:02 PM
Fire is about 1/2 acre, air attack is overhead. Firefighters are making good progress. Helicopter inbound for water drop.
September 13, 2022 at 1:00 PM
Vegetation fire on westbound I-80 near Dutch Flat off ramp, emergency services are at scene.