Fire at a glance (numbers)
- Incident Name: Loa
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: NEU
- Size (acres): 1
- Percent Contained: 100%
- Estimate of Containment: October 2, 2020
- Personnel: 50+
- Structures Destroyed: 1
Loa, Loa Court near Old Emigrant Trail above Rollins Lake in Nevada County.
October 2, 2020 at 11:18 AM
Firefighters at scene are starting overhaul of the destroyed structure and extensive mop-up operations. No injuries to civilians or firefighters reported.
October 2, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Forward progress of the fire has been stopped.
October 2, 2020 at 10:53 AM
Old Donner Trail is being evacuated as a precautionary measure.
October 2, 2020 at 10:51 AM
Air Attack has been released from the incident and has landed at Grass Valley.
October 2, 2020 at 10:48 AM
Evacuations are ongoing, good progress by firefighters. The fire activity is diminishing.
October 2, 2020 at 10:41 AM
Air Attack is releasing the helicopter back to Auburn, Tanker 89 has returned to Grass Valley.
October 2, 2020 at 10:36 AM
Loa IC reports the structure is a total loss, firefighters are working on hoseline around the vegetation. All resources will be committed for several hours.
October 2, 2020 at 10:31 AM
NCSO is starting evacuations on Old Emigrant Trail. Less than a dozen homes affcetd at this time.
October 2, 2020 at 10:24 AM
Air Attack reports one structure, a mobile home, is fully involved with about 1/2 acre of vegetation involved. Burning at a slow rate of spread in light flashy fuels, getting into the understory nearby.
October 2, 2020 at 10:21 AM
Air Attack 230 has lifted from the Grass Valley Air Attack Base, with Tanker 89 closely following.
October 2, 2020 at 10:11 AM
Full wildland dispatch on order for the reported structure fire on Loa Court across from Old Emigrant Trail in the Peardale/Chicago Park area. This will be the Loa incident.
October 2, 2020 at 10:08 AM
Now a reported residential structure fire with vegetation involved on Old Emigrant Trail. Units en route.
October 2, 2020 at 10:04 AM
Report of black smoke in the You Bet area.