Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Jericho, Jericho Road at the Wolf Mountain Camp in Nevada County.

August 18, 2017 at 1:17 PM

The Jericho Fire is now fully contained.

August 18, 2017 at 1:08 PM


Fires were caused from two separate rock strikes from mowing equipment. Resources on scene will continue mop-up for at least another hour.

August 18, 2017 at 1:01 PM

Air Attack 230 is back at Grass Valley, Helicopter 2 AH en route to White Cloud.

August 18, 2017 at 12:57 PM

IC is starting to release engines back to their stations. There is no threat to any structures. Avoid Retrac Way because of fire engine traffic.

August 18, 2017 at 12:51 PM

Approximately 30% of line construction has been completed. Upon arrival of the Washington Ridge crews some engines will be made available.

August 18, 2017 at 12:42 PM

Tanker 89 has been released, crews are starting mop-up.

August 18, 2017 at 12:38 PM

Air Attack reports the fire is burning mostly in grass, did barely reach the oak woodlands.

August 18, 2017 at 12:34 PM

The fire is holding at 1.5 acres with the second fire approximately 1/4 acre. Firefighters are making good progress.

August 18, 2017 at 12:32 PM

Firefighters are starting a hoselay around both fires, some equipment is staging at the entry of Jericho on Retrac Way. Air Attack estimates the initial resources will be able to handle containment.

August 18, 2017 at 12:29 PM

Tahoe helicopter 2AH is on scene, unloading the helitack crew and will start bucket work. Additional engines have arrived at the fire.

August 18, 2017 at 12:27 PM

Air Attack reports the first engine is arriving at scene, forward progression has been stopped by a dirt road, the right flank has been stopped by retardant.

August 18, 2017 at 12:25 PM

Hazard for air operations would be Wolf Mountain tower. Tanker 89 is dropping retardant.

August 18, 2017 at 12:21 PM

Air Attack, Tanker 89 and Helicopter 2AH assigned to the fires, two separate fires, slow to moderate rate of spread..

August 18, 2017 at 12:19 PM

Report of the Wolf Mountain fire came in from the camp on Jericho Road.Wolf Mountain lookout reports light gray smoke with a slow build.

August 18, 2017 at 12:16 PM

Full wildland dispatch for a vegetation fire reported at Wolf Mountain Camp.