Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Hutto
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 11.4
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: May 31, 2021
  • Personnel: 80+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Hutto, Hutto Road off St. Helena Drive. Grass and brush. On the Nevada/Yuba county line.

May 31, 2021 at 3:04 PM

From CodeRED: This is the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office the Evacuation Warning for zone; NCO-E010 has been lifted.

May 31, 2021 at 2:38 PM

Some resources are being released from the incident, final acreage is 11.4 acres.

May 31, 2021 at 2:20 PM

Firefighters are starting extensive mop-up and overhaul, still some interior burning.

May 31, 2021 at 2:06 PM

Air Attack 230 has been released from the Hutto Fire, returning to Grass Valley Air Attack Base.

May 31, 2021 at 2:03 PM

CODERed message: This is the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office issuing an Evacuation Warning for zone NCO-010. A Temporary Evacuation Point has been established at Ready Springs Elementary School. For more information go to or call 211.

May 31, 2021 at 2:00 PM

Air Attack 230 will remain over the fire for a little longer, TNF Helicopter 514 is still working some hotspots.

May 31, 2021 at 1:56 PM

The Fairgrounds are open to take in any animals.

May 31, 2021 at 1:47 PM

Line around the fire is almost complete.

May 31, 2021 at 1:43 PM

Hutto IC reports good progress being made, they may not need all the additional resources. Most air tankers have been released.

May 31, 2021 at 1:41 PM

Hutto IC requesting medical standby as a precaution. Forward progress of the fire has been stopped.

May 31, 2021 at 1:33 PM

Hutto Air Attack is releasing Tanker 12 back to McClellan. Fire behavior has moderated a lot.

May 31, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Hutto IC requests the Fairgrounds to open as an evac center for people and animals.

May 31, 2021 at 1:23 PM

Hutto IC reports retardant lines on the northeast are holding. Four additional crews, 4 water tenders, 5 engines any type requested.

May 31, 2021 at 1:18 PM

Air Attack is releasing Tanker 93 back to McClellan. Dozer line construction and hose lay are progressing well. Forward progress has slowed, estimated at 10-12 acres now.

May 31, 2021 at 1:15 PM

Hutto Air Attack reports some spotting, Tanker will box in the spots to prevent further spread. You can see the retardant dropping in front of the fire in the picture below.

May 31, 2021 at 1:07 PM

A total of four air tankers and two helicopters are on order, including one Large Air Tanker.

May 31, 2021 at 12:59 PM

Precautionary evacuation warnings ae about to go out for St. Helena Drive and Hatchet Creek Road.

May 31, 2021 at 12:55 PM

Fire is well established now and moving into heavier fuels. IC is requesting two additional tankers and two additional helicopters.

May 31, 2021 at 12:53 PM Air Attack is over the fire, Tankers 88 and 96 are arriving over the fire. TNF Helicopter 514 is on its way.

May 31, 2021 at 12:48 PM

First unit at scene reports 2 acres in grass, pretty well established. All units to continue in, aircraft requested with one additional tanker.

May 31, 2021 at 12:43 PM

Possible vegetation fire behind a house on Hutto Road, Big Oak Valley/Penn Valley area. Full wildland dispatch, including aircraft on order.