Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Garden, Placer County
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 29
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: September 19, 2022
  • Personnel: 60+
  • Structures Destroyed: 1

Garden, Garden Bar Road near Kilaga Springs in Placer County. Structure fire into the vegetation.

September 19, 2022 at 4:20 PM

The fire is now 100% contained.

September 17, 2022 at 3:19 PM

The fire has been mapped at 29.2 acres.

September 17, 2022 at 2:46 PM

The two last tankers have been released from the incident.

September 17, 2022 at 2:30 PM

Forward progress stopped at about 30 acres, extensive mop-up operations to start. Resources will be committed for 3-4 hours.

Garden Fire

September 17, 2022 at 2:26 PM

Air Attack is releasing two tankers from their load and hold on base.

September 17, 2022 at 2:10 PM Garden IC is requesting 5 additional CAL FIRE engines.

Garden Fire
Photo courtesy CAL FIRE NEU

September 17, 2022 at 2:07 PM One structure immediately threatened on the Garden incident, evacuation starting. Fire is approximately 30 acres in grass,

September 17, 2022 at 1:55 PM Additional engines requested to the fire, tanker drops are starting to slow the spread.

September 17, 2022 at 1:51 PM Tankers are dropping ahead of the fire, ground resources are at scene.

Garden Fire

September 17, 2022 at 1:48 PM Air Attack reports one structure fully involved, with 20 acres of grass burning at a moderate rate of spread into the wind. Requesting one additional tanker.

September 17, 2022 at 1:44 PM Air Attack, tanker and helicopter arriving over the Garden incident.

September 17, 2022 at 1:34 PM Reported structure fire with extension to the vegetation on 6500 block of Garden Bar Road in Placer County, full wildland dispatch on order.

Garden Fire