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Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Grant
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: AEU
  • Size (acres): 5,042
  • Percent Contained: 95%
  • Estimate of Containment: June 17, 2020
  • Personnel: 12
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Grant, Amador-El Dorado Unit, Cal Fire. Four miles north of Rancho Murieta, CA. Tall grass.

June 16, 2020 at 9:39 AM

Crews continue to strengthen control lines.

June 14, 2020 at 9:02 AM

Fire crews continue to work to put out slow burning manure piles and smokes near scattered oak tree groves within the interior of the burn area. Fire crews are also patrolling the entire burn area for hotspots.

June 13, 2020 at 10:38 AM

Fire crews made great progress on a large, wind driven grass fire yesterday. Crews are continuing to mop up hot spots and staying vigilant in the event of winds returning today.

June 13, 2020 at 10:14 AM

Fire behavior overnight was minimal. All evacuation orders and road closures have been lifted. One structure (outbuilding) was damaged in the fire.

June 12, 2020 at 7:48 PM

June 12, 2020 at 6:46 PM

The threat to structures and power-lines has been mitigated. Prairie City OHV Park remain evacuated.

June 12, 2020 at 4:30 PM

Grant Air Attack is releasing some tankers back to their bases. Fire activity has diminished.

June 12, 2020 at 4:27 PM

IC update: 4,500 acres and 30% contained. Forward progress has been stopped. No injuries to firefighters and no structures destroyed.

June 12, 2020 at 4:19 PM Firing operation is still ongoing. IC reports that once it is completed they’ll have a better hold on the fire. For now, still estimated at 2,000 acres and 5% contained.

June 12, 2020 at 3:39 PM

Per Sacramento OES: East Bidwell at White Rock Road White Rock Road at Scott Road Highway 50 at Prairie City are closed. Additional road closures include Grant Line Road to Jackson Highway.

Grant Fire seen from Latrobe Road near El Dorado Hills

June 12, 2020 at 3:21 PM One of the spot fires has grown to 30 acres, however forward progress of that spot has been stopped.

June 12, 2020 at 2:39 PM

New estimate puts the fire at close to 2,000 acres. These are estimates only, no mapping has occurred yet.

June 12, 2020 at 2:27 PM

Another striketeam arriving. Units from Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, Nevada and Yuba counties are assisting CAL FIRE AEU.

June 12, 2020 at 2:25 PM

June 12, 2020 at 2:20 PM

Snapshot of air resources over the fire.

June 12, 2020 at 2:15 PM Fire has jumped containment lines, firewhirls reported. Helicopters attempting to cool down the hotspots.

June 12, 2020 at 2:02 PM Firing operations underway to reinforce containment lines and prevent the fire from jumping Scott Road.

June 12, 2020 at 1:46 PM An additional 5 engines, any type, requested to the fire.

June 12, 2020 at 1:35 PM

Fire is spotting outside of containment lines near Glory Lane, engines in the area report rapid rate of spread.

June 12, 2020 at 1:29 PM

Additional water tenders to respond to the fire. Air tankers continue to extend retardant lines to slow the progression of the fire. Evacuation orders have been issued in the fire area. Transmission lines in the area are threatened.

June 12, 2020 at 1:15 PM

Fire now estimated at 600-700 acres, IC concentrating efforts on structure protection and holding the fire at Scott Road.

June 12, 2020 at 1:07 PM

Prairie City OHV Park is now being evacuated, State Parks assisting.

June 12, 2020 at 1:06 PM

Hard closure now at Scott and Prairie City.

June 12, 2020 at 12:58 PM

June 12, 2020 at 12:55 PM

Immediate threat to structures in the area, six tankers, 2 helicopters are assisting numerous ground resources.

June 12, 2020 at 12:48 PM

Grant Fire is near Grantline Road and Keifer Blvd in Sacramento County and is 100 acres.

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June 12, 2020 at 12:28 PM