Fire at a glance (numbers)
- Incident Name: Frenchtown
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: NEU
- Size (acres): 5
- Percent Contained: 80%
- Estimate of Containment: July28 15, 2020
- Personnel: 40+
- Structures Destroyed:
Frenchtown, Frenchtown Road near Peppertree Lane in Dobbins.
July 28, 2020 at 2:38 PM
Some ground resources are being released.
July 28, 2020 at 2:16 PM
Firefighters are starting extensive mop-up and overhaul operations. The west side of the fire still has some heat to it.
July 28, 2020 at 2:12 PM
Air Attack is releasing Tanker 89 back to their base in Grass Valley. Air Attack is also returning back to GVAAB.
July 28, 2020 at 2:10 PM
Air Attack is returning to the fire, smoke check was negative.
July 28, 2020 at 2:05 PM
Forward progress of the fire has been stopped, the fire is confined by retardant lines.
July 28, 2020 at 2:02 PM
Air Attack is leaving the fire for a quick smoke check in the Camptonville area.
July 28, 2020 at 2:00 PM
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
July 28, 2020 at 1:53 PM
Air Attack has canceled the Type 1 helicopter due to the progress being made. One of the tankers will remain in orbit, while the other can be released back to Grass Valley.
July 28, 2020 at 1:50 PM
Crews are making pretty good progress at holding the fire. Battalion 2316 is now Frenchtown IC.
July 28, 2020 at 1:48 PM
Tankers are continuing the retardant lines, helicopter is working the hotspots with buckets.
July 28, 2020 at 1:41 PM
Frenchtown IC reports the fire at approximately 2 acres, tankers are laying retardant lines on the flanks.
July 28, 2020 at 1:40 PM
CHP to provide traffic control at Frenchtown Rd / Peppertree Ln. Please avoid the area and watch for equipment and firefighters.
July 28, 2020 at 1:30 PM
Frenchtown Road will be shut down to through traffic.
July 28, 2020 at 1:28 PM
Air Attack is estimating the fire at 3-4 acres in heavy brush and timber.
July 28, 2020 at 1:24 PM
Air Attack reports structures ahead of the fire.
July 28, 2020 at 1:14 PM
Reported vegetation fire on Frenchtown Road near Peppertree Lane in Frenchtown. Full wildland dispatch on order, two columns reported.