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Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Perry, Auburn
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 9.08
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 26, 2020
  • Personnel: 70+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Perry, Perry Ranch Road in the Auburn area.

August 26, 2020 at 2:25 PM

Fire contained at 9.08 acres. Firefighters will be in the area for 3-4 hours. UP can release the trains. Evacuations are being lifted.

August 26, 2020 at 1:57 PM

Firefighters are starting mop-up operations, all road closures are still in effect. All air tankers have been released from the fire.

August 26, 2020 at 1:52 PM

Tanker 88 is returning to Grass Valley on a load and hold. Tanker 89 will remain overhead a little longer.

August 26, 2020 at 1:48 PM

Helicopter 404 out of Columbia has been canceled by Air Attack.

August 26, 2020 at 1:45 PM

Forward progress of the fire has been stopped.

August 26, 2020 at 1:39 PM

UP is holding all railroad traffic for now.

August 26, 2020 at 1:39 PM

August 26, 2020 at 1:36 PM

Fire activity has moderated, Tanker 95 from Ukiah will be canceled. Dozers are making good progress.

August 26, 2020 at 1:33 PM

Fire is burning close to the train tracks, IC asks the trains to roll slow at this time.

August 26, 2020 at 1:28 PM

August 26, 2020 at 1:20 PM

Perry IC reports evacuation warnings and orders are being implemented by law enforcement. The additional air tankers are coming from Chico and Ukiah. Air Attack is estimating the fire to be 7-10 acres, burning in light, flashy fuels at a moderate rate of spread.

August 26, 2020 at 1:14 PM

Evacuations are being ordered in a 1-mile radius. PCSO is starting door-to-door notifications.

August 26, 2020 at 1:11 PM

Auburn Police and Placer County Sheriff’s Office are in the area for closures. Perry IC requests 3 additional water tenders and two additional air tankers.

August 26, 2020 at 1:08 PM

Ground resources are providing structure protection for the homes in the area.

August 26, 2020 at 1:02 PM

Perry IC reports now 10-15 acres, pushing the Auburn city limits. All available aircraft are working the fire.

August 26, 2020 at 12:55 PM

Vegetation fire, rekindled from an earlier small spot caused by lawnmower, on Perry Ranch Road in the Newcastle area Numerous resources on scene and en route.