Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Melody
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 3
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: October 3, 2020
  • Personnel: 20+
  • Structures Destroyed:

Melody, Melody Road and Big Oak Drive, Penn Valley, Nevada County.

October 3, 2020 at 3:14 AM

Fire contained, mop-up operations starting. IC states they can handle with units at scene. All resources still en route can cancel. Firefighters will be committed at scene for several hours.

October 3, 2020 at 3:01 AM

IC reports the forward progress of the fire has been stopped. No need for evacuations.

October 3, 2020 at 2:53 AM

Units at scene are making good progress.

October 3, 2020 at 2:47 AM

Firefighters have located the fire, reporting multiple outbuildings involved and one structure threatened shortly. Requesting two additional engines and one water tenders to respond. The fire is estimated at 1 acre. This will be the Melody incident.

October 3, 2020 at 2:32 AM

Units are in the area, attempting to locate the reported fire.

October 3, 2020 at 2:19 AM

Reported vegetation fire near Hwy 20 and Melody Road, off Big Oak Drive. Caller advising the fire is about 25 by 60 yards and moving rapidly, units en route.