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Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Piper, Nevada City Airport area. Minimal spread and threat.

July 25, 2017 at 4:51 PM

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Heavy mop-up operations will take a couple hours.

July 25, 2017 at 4:49 PM

Battalion Chief on scene is releasing some of the local engines. Tanker 88 is being released back to Grass Valley, needs fuel and retardant for the next incident.

July 25, 2017 at 4:49 PM

There are no road closures or evacuations, just watch for fire engines in the area.

July 25, 2017 at 4:48 PM

Air Attack reports the fire looks really good, no trees torching. Ground resources should be able to pick it up pretty fast.

July 25, 2017 at 4:41 PM

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Fire personnel on site at Airport Road will have the tanker make one drop to take the heat out of the fire – which is burning in heavy fuels and a lot of logging slash.

July 25, 2017 at 4:34 PM

All resources are staging at West Airport Road, fire appears to be 1/4 spot for now. Minimal threat, per Air Tanker report.

July 25, 2017 at 4:28 PM

Report of a vegetation fire by Banner Mountain lookout. Possibly on Piper Lane near the old airport of Nevada City. Units en route to locate, staging at Purdon Road/North Bloomfield Crossing. Tanker 88 has launched from Grass Valley and will be overhead shortly.