Fire at a glance (numbers)
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Pike, Pike Road in Camptonville, Yuba County. Multiple starts, structures threat has been mitigated.
July 17, 2018 at 12:41 AM
All resources originally assigned to the fires have been released with the exception of two Camptonville and one CAL FIRE engine. Mop-up is ongoing, the fires will have to be checked tomorrow.
July 17, 2018 at 12:04 AM
IC reports two fires total, mapped at 0.8 acres. Both fires are contained.
July 17, 2018 at 12:01 AM
All strike team units are released from the incident,returning to their respective quarters.
July 16, 2018 at 11:34 PM
The IC is releasing some of the initial attack resources and heavy equipment.
July 16, 2018 at 11:12 PM
Update from the IC estimates the fire at 10 acres. Releasing two dozers after they completed their line. Some of the local resources will be relieved by a state strike team. Handline, dozerlines are in.
July 16, 2018 at 10:56 PM
Resources on the fire include: CAL FIRE, US Forest Service, Camptonville Fire, Pike City Fire, North San Juan Fire, Grass Valley Fire, Nevada City Fire, Nevada County Consolidated, Foothill Fire and Marysville Fire.
July 16, 2018 at 10:49 PM
Hoseline around the fire is progressing well. CHP is looking for a vehicle possibly connected to the incident, per a citizen report a car was driving southbound towards North San Juan/Nevada City at the time of the incident.
July 16, 2018 at 10:35 PM
ICP (Incident Command Post) is at Marysville Road and Hwy 49, Battalion 2312 is Pike IC (Incident Commander) Latest size-up puts the fire at 5-10 acres – estimate only.
July 16, 2018 at 10:29 PM
CAL FIRE strike team forming up to relieve the local resources. Meanwhile, firefighters on scene are starting line construction on the left flank of the fire.
July 16, 2018 at 10:24 PM
Structure threat has been mitigated.
July 16, 2018 at 10:21 PM
Power lines are down in the area. Life/safety hazard for the firefighters.
July 16, 2018 at 10:15 PM
The total acreage for the Pike Fires has been scaled back to approximately 10 acres. Mapping will occur once the fires are contained or at daylight.
July 16, 2018 at 10:12 PM
Water tenders and dozers assigned are sufficient at this time. Tahoe Hotshots are on scene and will start cutting line towards the head of the main fire.
July 16, 2018 at 10:08 PM
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At this time, there are no evacuations requested. CHP is on scene at Hwy 49 and will help Yuba County Sheriff’s Office with notifications if needed.
July 16, 2018 at 10:02 PM
Fire activity has greatly moderated per the IC. Knockdown has been achieved on several of the starts. At this time, no additional resources are being requested. The remaining fires are in very steep and inaccessible terrain, with heavy fuels.
July 16, 2018 at 9:58 PM
The fires are burning in heavy fuels at a moderate rate of spread. Good work during initial attack per the IC.
July 16, 2018 at 9:50 PM
Additional water tenders en route to the fire. CAL FIRE, US Forest Service and local agencies are working to contain the fires. The cause of the fires is under investigation.
July 16, 2018 at 9:43 PM
Firefighters are on scene of multiple fires on Pike City Road in Camptonville. Immediate threat to structures. Large resource order being placed. Incoming units are staging at Cleveland and Pike City.