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Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Paoli, West Paoli Drive and I-80, Placer Hills area in Placer County. Grass and oak woodlands.

August 12, 2018 at 6:45 PM

Air Attack 230 is leaving the incident. Heavy mop-up operation is starting.

August 12, 2018 at 6:43 PM

All units still en route to the Paoli incident are being canceled.

August 12, 2018 at 6:40 PM

Tankers 88 and 89 are being released back to Grass Valley. Firefighters are making good progress on the ground.

August 12, 2018 at 6:35 PM

Air Attack estimates the fire to be 1.5 acres. Small potential for spotting from the beehives. Canceling the incoming helicopter, the tankers will remain in orbit for a few more minutes.

August 12, 2018 at 6:34 PM

Air Attack is confident the fire, should it spot, will spot back into the burnt vegetation. There is no immediate structure threat.

August 12, 2018 at 6:32 PM

IC is canceling the additional crews coming in. The fire is confined and has very limited potential for spread.

August 12, 2018 at 6:29 PM

Air Attack has arrived over the fire, estimates potential for 2-3 acres. The fire is confined by the railroad tracks. Black smoke is from the truck burning with the beehives aboard. Canceling the additional tankers.

August 12, 2018 at 6:26 PM

Air Attack 230 requests two additional tankers, with Tankers 88 and 89 already assigned.

August 12, 2018 at 6:22 PM

Augmented dispatch for the vegetation fire on West Paoli. First unit at scene reports reports the fire is between the railroad tracks and the Weimar Institute. Burning at a moderate to rapid rate of spread. If the fire jumps, an immediate structure threat will occur.

August 12, 2018 at 6:14 PM

Reported vegetation fire near I-80 and West Paoli Road in the Placer Hills area, full wildland dispatch on order. Estimated to be 1 acre in size. A truck loaded with beehives could be involved.