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Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Humbug, on Barn Hollow Road and Madrone Springs, Tahoe National Forest.

July 28, 2017 at 3:06 PM

Photo courtesy Rob Crockett

Heavy mop-up operations underway on the fire. Five engines and a Washington Ridge crew remain on scene, all others are canceled.

July 28, 2017 at 2:49 PM

IC requests one more engine, all others are canceled. The forward progress of the fire has been stopped.

July 28, 2017 at 2:44 PM

IC believes they can pick it up with four additional engines, best access is off Madrone Springs. Very small growth potential. One load of retardant has been dropped on the fire, per Air Attack. The fire is burning in heavy timber at a slow rate of spread.

July 28, 2017 at 2:42 PM

Air Attack is over the fire, reporting 1/2 acre. No wind on the fire on flat terrain.

July 28, 2017 at 2:41 PM

First units have arrived on scene, report on conditions shortly.

July 28, 2017 at 2:37 PM

Law enforcement units en route to the fire, due to previous hostile encounters.

July 28, 2017 at 2:24 PM

Full wildland dispatch for the fire on Barn Hollow Road, North San Juan Fire, Nevada County  Consolidated, Tahoe National Forest and Cal Fire en route.

July 28, 2017 at 2:19 PM

Tahoe National Forest firefighters are in the area of Madrone Springs, Banner Mountain is reporting white smoke building now.

July 28, 2017 at 2:08 PM

Report of a possible vegetation fire, possibly in the Maybert Road area. Attempting to locate and identify if it is a fire or dust.