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Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Mill, Finning Mill Road and Foresthill Road. Between Iowa Hill and Foresthill.

August 28, 2017 at 1:24 PM

Final sizeup: main fire 1.2 acres and a spot of 0.41 acres.

August 28, 2017 at 12:25 PM

Hand line has been completed around most of the fire. Some resources have been released.

August 28, 2017 at 11:28 AM

Air Attack 230 has left the fire.

August 28, 2017 at 11:21 AM

Prevention officer requested to the fire, already en route.

August 28, 2017 at 11:04 AM

TNF Helicopter 528 has landed near the fire, Mill Air Attack is still over the fire, available for any new starts. PG&E is on scene, power lines are de-energized. Ground resources are starting heavy mop-up.

August 28, 2017 at 11:02 AM

Air Attack is releasing Tanker 88 back to Grass Valley.

August 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Growlersburg crew has arrived on scene. Firefighters are still having issues accessing the fire due to live power lines.

August 28, 2017 at 10:56 AM

Tanker 88 is inbound again to the fire.

August 28, 2017 at 10:52 AM

Cause of the fire appears to be a logging operation near the power lines.

August 28, 2017 at 10:48 AM

Mill IC reports the power lines have not been de-energized yet. There is a dozer line around most of the fire, no additional resources needed at this time.

August 28, 2017 at 10:42 AM

Fire is estimated at 1.5 acres, little to no forward progress.

August 28, 2017 at 10:39 AM

Tanker 88 is on a load and return from Grass Valley, dozer is continuing line construction.

August 28, 2017 at 10:38 AM

Tanker 88 will lay down a retardant line from the head of the fire towards the heel, the helicopter is still working west of the power lines.

August 28, 2017 at 10:36 AM

Mill Air Attack has the helicopter working the west side, there is no forward progress of the fire at this time.

August 28, 2017 at 10:29 AM

Tanker is holding in orbit for now, helicopter on scene ready to drop buckets on any spots. Helitack crew will be hiking in as soon as H-528 identifies a good landing zone. The fire is burning along the power lines, tanker will focus on that area.

August 28, 2017 at 10:28 AM

There are no road closures or evacuations.

August 28, 2017 at 10:27 AM

Air Attack sees little potential for growth for the fire.

August 28, 2017 at 10:25 AM

Air Attack reports snags and power lines in the drop zone and a possible burn pile at the heel of the fire.

August 28, 2017 at 10:24 AM

Tanker 88 arriving over the fire. Additional ground resources are making access now. Life safety hazard due to compromised power lines.

August 28, 2017 at 10:22 AM

Washington Ridge Crew 1 also assigned to the fire.

August 28, 2017 at 10:21 AM

Sparking power lines in the fire area, dozer is attempting to make access to the fire now.

August 28, 2017 at 10:17 AM

First unit at scene reports 1/2 acre burning at a moderate rate of spread in heavy fuels. Power lines are compromised. All units to continue in.

August 28, 2017 at 10:15 AM

TNF Helicopter 528 and Air Attack 230 inbound to the fire. Tanker is following shortly.

August 28, 2017 at 10:11 AM

Lookouts are reporting the column is starting to build.

August 28, 2017 at 10:09 AM

Firefighters are approximately 1/2 mile out from the fire, can confirm a column of smoke. Requesting PG&E notification.

August 28, 2017 at 10:07 AM

Air Attack and Tankers have become available for the fire, taking off from Grass Valley Air Attack Base now.

August 28, 2017 at 9:59 AM

Report of a vegetation fire, power lines down, on Finning Mill Road and Foresthill Road. Full wildland dispatch en route. Fire is approximately 3 miles down Finning Mill Road.