Fire at a glance (numbers)
- Incident Name:
- Lead Agency:
- Size (acres):
- Percent Contained:
- Estimate of Containment:
- Structures Destroyed:
Jack, Jackass Flats Road and Tyler Foote Crossing Road on the San Juan Ridge.
August 24, 2018 at 10:28 AM
Final acreage for the fire is 0.5 acres.
August 24, 2018 at 9:48 AM
The coordinates of the fire put it on BLM land, they have been notified.
August 24, 2018 at 9:10 AM
Resources on scene will be committed for 1-2 hours for mop-up. The fire is contained.
August 24, 2018 at 8:53 AM
Battalion is at scene of the fire and would like NCSO to respond to the fire.
August 24, 2018 at 8:48 AM
Jack IC instructs the handcrew to take Purdon Road then Tyler Foote to get to the incident. Firefighters are making good progress on the fire.
August 24, 2018 at 8:38 AM
Battalion reports they can cancel prevention, it appears to be an escaped campfire.
August 24, 2018 at 8:31 AM
The handcrew will be utilized to cut a line around the fire. Prevention officer requested to the fire, the cause of the fire is under investigation.
August 24, 2018 at 8:28 AM
CAL FIRE Battalion Chief in the area, IC reports they have a wetline around the fire and forward progress has been stopped.
August 24, 2018 at 8:26 AM
Units are staging on Jackass Flats, those unable to make access to the fire due to the size of their rigs are being released back to their units. There is no threat to structures or road closures but expect to encounter fire equipment on Tyler Foote.
August 24, 2018 at 8:17 AM
Jack IC reports the fire is in heavy brush and understory, slow rate of spread. They should be able to handle it with the resources assigned.
August 24, 2018 at 8:14 AM
Canceling the balance of incoming resources, including the water tenders due to no access. IC estimates no aircraft needed, Tanker 88 who is now over the fire is returning to Grass Valley.
August 24, 2018 at 8:11 AM
Firefighters have made access to the fire, it is burning at a slow rate of spread, backing into the drainage. Two additional Type 3 or Type 6 engines requested due to the narrow access. The handcrew will have to hike in.
August 24, 2018 at 8:03 AM
Firefighters have found a dirt trail of Jackass Flats Road, not accessible for most engines. Incoming resources to stage on Jackass Flats while some will scout on foot.
August 24, 2018 at 7:58 AM
One handcrew is ordered to the Jack Fire, Air Attack 230, Tanker 88 and one helicopter also being dispatched.
August 24, 2018 at 7:56 AM
Firefighters have trouble making access to the fire from Jackass Flats. The fire is estimated at 1/4 or 1/2 acre with some build to the column.
August 24, 2018 at 7:49 AM
Firefighters are on the San Juan ridge, responding to a smoke check. They have located a possible vegetation fire in the area of Jackass Flats and Tyler Foote Crossing, 1/2 mile before Grizzly Hill School. Augmented response en route now.