Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Lowden, Nevada City
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 3
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: January 22, 2022
  • Personnel: 40+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Lowden, Lowden Lane off Apache Trail near Hwy 49 west of Nevada City. Escaped burn pile.

January 22, 2022 at 4:56 PM

Lowden IC is starting to release resources back to their stations.

January 22, 2022 at 4:32 PM

Firefighters are starting mop-up operations, will be committed for several hours.

January 22, 2022 at 4:22 PM

Forward progress stopped.

January 22, 2022 at 4:20 PM

Lowden IC is canceling the hand crew.

January 22, 2022 at 4:16 PM

Hand crew out of South Lake Tahoe dispatched. Local fire departments are providing resources for the augmented dispatch. The fire is estimated at 3 acres, good progress being made.

January 22, 2022 at 4:09 PM

Structure threat has been mitigated. Some of the incoming units are being sent to fire stations to insure district coverage.

January 22, 2022 at 4:06 PM

Units at scene are starting to make progress. Additional engines have arrived to assist in initial attack.

January 22, 2022 at 4:00 PM

Lowden IC requesting two crews, ECC will go out of unit to procure the resources. There are no evacuations or road closures at this time.

January 22, 2022 at 3:57 PM

Lowden IC is requesting a second water tender. North San Juan Fire sending their water tender. Thanks to reader Ross for the photo.

lowden fire

January 22, 2022 at 3:53 PM

All incoming units are to stage on Hwy 49 at Newtown Road, one engine to the 10000 block of Monte Vista Court for structure protection.

January 22, 2022 at 3:50 PM

Lowden IC is requesting a water tender to the fire. Ophir Hill FD sending the water tender now.

January 22, 2022 at 3:47 PM

Five engines, one dozer and prevention officer assigned to the Lowden incident.

January 22, 2022 at 3:44 PM

Lowden IC is requesting additional resources, there is a roadway on two sides of the fire. Dozer to continue in, there are no hand crews available.


January 22, 2022 at 3:36 PM

Escaped burn pile on Lowden Lane off Hwy 49 past Newtown Road, homeowner asked caller to alert fire department. Resources assigned.