Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Beale, Beale AFB
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 150
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: June 14, 2021
  • Personnel: 16
  • Structures Destroyed:

Beale, formerly the Peoria, Beale AFB, Chuck Yaeger Road and Waldo Road in Yuba County.

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June 14, 2021 at 6:50 PM

The fire is now 100% contained.

June 14, 2021 at 7:15 AM

The fire is 90% contained.

June 13, 2021 at 9:41 PM

Firefighters will be committed for extensive mop-up operations throughout the night.

June 13, 2021 at 9:28 PM

Forward progress of the fire has been stopped. The IC is starting to release some of the resources back to their stations.

June 13, 2021 at 9:25 PM

All evacuation advisories have been lifted.

June 13, 2021 at 9:22 PM

Evacuation advisories have been lifted for zones YUB-E062 and YUBU-E063. Fire activity has greatly diminished.

June 13, 2021 at 9:12 PM

Additional evacuation advisory for YUB-E062 and YUBU-E063.

June 13, 2021 at 9:05 PM

Dozer and hose lay around the fire are progressing. There are no mandatory evacuations at this time.

June 13, 2021 at 8:59 PM

AlertWildFire cameras have switched to near-infrared at nightfall. Still a lot of open flame visible.

June 13, 2021 at 8:57 PM

CAL FIRE estimates the fire now at 150 acres.

June 13, 2021 at 8:48 PM

Tanker 88 is returning to Grass Valley Air Attack Base, Air Attack 230 is still over the fire.

June 13, 2021 at 8:45 PM

Evacuation warnings issued for Yuba Zones: YUB-E060, YUB-E45 and YUB-E061.

June 13, 2021 at 8:41 PM

Fire behavior is moderating a little, still burning at a medium to rapid rate of spread.

June 13, 2021 at 8:35 PM

Additional engines dispatched, evacuation advisory for Creek and Walsh only at this time.

June 13, 2021 at 8:31 PM

Due to cutoff time, no additional tankers available for the fire.

June 13, 2021 at 8:29 PM

Potential structure threat on Walsh, the fire has been renamed Beale Fire. Acreage estimate is down to 120 acres.

June 13, 2021 at 8:22 PM

Head of the fire is approaching Walsh Road, CodeRED is being sent to residents in the area.

June 13, 2021 at 8:19 PM

Structures will be threatened shortly, evacuation advisories are going out.

June 13, 2021 at 8:13 PM

Additional dozers and engines dispatched to the fire, they are to report to Chuck Yaeger and Waldo Drive.

June 13, 2021 at 8:07 PM Resources focusing on the area near the Chuck Yeager gate, the fire is burning at a rapid rate of spread at this time.

June 13, 2021 at 8:06 PM Units at scene of the Peoria Fire on Beale AFB are reporting the fire is moving off base.

June 13, 2021 at 7:58 PM Peoria IC reports the fire is on Beale AFB, one of the fire gates is open for fire resources.

June 13, 2021 at 7:48 PM Full wildland dispatch for a vegetation fire on Hwy 20 and Peoria Road in Browns Valley, Yuba County. This will be the Peoria Fire.