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Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Meadows, Loney Meadow near Bowman Lake, Tahoe National Forest. Lightning-caused fire.

August 16, 2017 at 4:03 PM

Meadows fire has a line around it. Two Forest Service engines and one Washington Ridge crew remain on scene for mop-up of the down materials (duff and downed trees.) All other resources are released. Air Attack 230 is flying recon, looking for lightning-sparked fires.

August 16, 2017 at 3:45 PM

Additional resources are being released from the fire. Heavy duff and snags will require significant mop-up. Helicopter 2AH is still over the fire and working any hotspots.

August 16, 2017 at 3:43 PM

Tanker 89 to return to Grass Valley after one last drop, released from the fire.

August 16, 2017 at 3:41 PM

Water tender on order for the fire can stage at White Cloud for now, crews are making great progress.

August 16, 2017 at 3:30 PM

Retardant line is over the head and the right flank of the fire.

August 16, 2017 at 3:28 PM

Tanker 89 is on a load and return to Grass Valley. Helicopter is starting to work the fire. Engines and crews are making access both from Rucker Lake and the Bowman Road.

August 16, 2017 at 3:21 PM

Fire has low potential for spreading, Tanker 89 will drop some retardant to slow the spread even further. Hazards for firefighters on the ground include steep terrain and numerous snags (standing dead trees).

August 16, 2017 at 3:18 PM

Helicopter 2AH with crew is over the fire, reporting a potential for some acreage. Helitack will land, unload the crew and they will hike to the fire.

August 16, 2017 at 3:13 PM

Air Attack 230 is over the fire, Helicopter and tanker are inbound.

August 16, 2017 at 3:05 PM

Tahoe National Forest and Cal Fire resources are responding to the fire.

August 16, 2017 at 2:58 PM

Vegetation fire Loney Meadow in the Bowman Lake area, full wildland dispatch on order with air support. First reported by Saddleback lookout