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Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Pleasant, San Juan Ridge
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NSJ
  • Size (acres): 4-5
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 10, 2021
  • Personnel: 60+
  • Structures Destroyed:

Pleasant, Vicki Drive off Pleasant Valley Road on the San Juan Ridge, Nevada County.

August 10, 2021 at 1:42 PM

Pleasant IC is starting t0 release some engines back to their stations.

August 10, 2021 at 1:28 PM

Pleasant IC requests two additional water tenders, code 2 only, and confirms the forward progress has been stopped at less than 5 acres. Canceling the hand crew coming from Placer County. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

August 10, 2021 at 1:21 PM

Air Attack reports the retardant is 90% around the fire and a hose lay is on the head of the fire. “You have this pretty well surrounded,” AA 17. One tanker to remain in orbit.

August 10, 2021 at 1:17 PM

Forward progress stopped. Helicopter is continuing to assist firefighters on the ground.

August 10, 2021 at 1:15 PM

Pleasant Air Attack is releasing Tanker 93 back to Chico.

August 10, 2021 at 1:11 PM

Good progress, forward progress is not quite stopped, they are dealing with several spot fires.

August 10, 2021 at 1:09 PM

Fire behavior is moderating a little, dozer and hand line construction are progressing.

August 10, 2021 at 1:03 PM

Pleasant Air Attack has discovered a spot near the head of the fire, asking helicopter to take a look and drop. Approximately a 20 by 20 spot at this time.

August 10, 2021 at 1:01 PM

Ground resources are making progress with line building, fire still estimated at 3 acres.

August 10, 2021 at 12:57 PM

Helicopters are working spots around greenhouses and one structure. The first drop was on the east side of the fire, which is the right shoulder.

August 10, 2021 at 12:55 PM

Tanker 93 is departing Chico for the fire. Helicopter to drop buckets to take the steam out of it, according to Air Attack. Some group torching reported.

August 10, 2021 at 12:51 PM

Pleasant Air Attack is inquiring about the fill on a third air tanker. Helicopter is arriving at scene, they will work the left flank.

August 10, 2021 at 12:49 PM

Watch for a lot of equipment coming down Pleasant Valley Road.

August 10, 2021 at 12:47 PM

Air Attack 17 estimates the fire at 2-3 acres. There is a threat to a structure.

August 10, 2021 at 12:45 PM

Best access for firefighters is off Pleasant Valley Road, IC is directing all incoming units to use that access. Additional water tenders and dozers dispatched.

August 10, 2021 at 12:40 PM

Air Attack 17 is over the fire with Tanker 88, Tanker 100 has lifted and will be overhead shortly.

August 10, 2021 at 12:35 PM

Air Attack is reporting moderate to high potential for this fire. One structure potentially threatened in the next 10 minutes. Fire is making a short run uphill in dense brush, burning at a moderate rate of spread.

August 10, 2021 at 12:30 PM

Full wildland dispatch on order for the Pleasant Fire on Vicki Drive near Pleasant Valley Road.

August 10, 2021 at 12:25 PM

Reported vegetation fire on Pleasant Valley Road, North San Juan area.