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Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Kibbe, Yuba County
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 2
  • Percent Contained:
  • Estimate of Containment: September 6, 2021
  • Personnel: 40+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Kibbe, Hwy 20 and Kibbe Road, Loma Rica in Yuba County. Grass and brush

September 6, 2021 at 1:20 PM

Air Attack is returning back to Grass Valley, CAL FIRE helicopter 205 still working on some trees, they will depart shortly as well.

September 6, 2021 at 12:57 PM

Firefighters are starting mop-up operations, will be committed a couple hours at least.

September 6, 2021 at 12:52 PM

Air Attack is releasing the tankers and the helicopter.

September 6, 2021 at 12:50 PM

Firefighters have a hose lay around the fire. Forward progress stopped.

September 6, 2021 at 12:44 PM

Tanker 89 inbound to the fire.

September 6, 2021 at 12:40 PM

Kibbe IC requests three additional engines, fire is still burning at a moderate rate of spread. No spotting reporting at this time.

September 6, 2021 at 12:39 PM

Firefighters are making good progress. There is no threat to structures.

September 6, 2021 at 12:33 PM

Air Attack will work with one tanker only, second tanker is assigned to another fire. Helicopter is over the fire. High-voltage power lines in the area are a hazard for aircraft.

Photo courtesy reader Amy

September 6, 2021 at 12:27 PM

Air Attack estimates the fire at 2-3 acres, power lines are down in the area. Fire will be running into the gold fields. One additional tanker requested.

September 6, 2021 at 12:20 PM Air Attack 230 and one tanker have lifted from Grass Valley and are headed towards the Kibbe incident.

September 6, 2021 at 12:16 PM

Kibbe IC requesting one helicopter.

September 6, 2021 at 12:12 PM

Additional units being dispatched to the reported fire near Kibbe Road.

September 6, 2021 at 12:03 PM

Reported vegetation fire on Hwy 20 and Kibbe Road in west of Browns Valley, Loma Rica. Units on order.