Fire at a glance (numbers)
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Ponderosa, North Ponderosa Way, Rough&Ready. Burning in grass at a slow rate of spread.
May 18, 2018 at 4:24 PM
Ponderosa IC is releasing most of the resources still committed to the incident.
May 18, 2018 at 3:19 PM
The fire is now fully contained, mop-up operations are ongoing. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
May 18, 2018 at 2:28 PM
Mop-up operations have begun. Firefighters are carefully checking for any remaining hotspots or spots outside their containment line.
May 18, 2018 at 2:07 PM
Forward progression of the fire has been stopped. All units will be committed for the next 3-4 hours.
May 18, 2018 at 2:04 PM
The fire is still burning at a slow rate of spread, no threat to homes. IC estimates containment in approximately 30 minutes.
May 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM
The fire is estimated at approximately 3 acres now.
May 18, 2018 at 1:56 PM
Firefighters are making good progress, the fire is burning in grass and brush at a slow rate of spread.
May 18, 2018 at 1:50 PM
IC requesting Prevention Officer to the fire. Several large piles in the area.
May 18, 2018 at 1:47 PM
Smoke from the grass fire is widely visible in the Grass Valley/Penn Valley area area. There are no road closures and no evacuations.
May 18, 2018 at 1:40 PM
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Incident Commander reports the fire is burning uphill, towards a house. Hose line is being put in place. The dozer still en route is to stage on Rough&Ready Highway at North Ponderosa. Units currently assigned to the fire should be sufficient to handle.
May 18, 2018 at 1:38 PM
Washington Ridge Crew 2 en route to the Ponderosa incident.
May 18, 2018 at 1:35 PM
Ponderosa IC reports approximately 1-2 acres burning in grass.
May 18, 2018 at 1:31 PM
Smoke check now reported as a vegetation fire on North Ponderosa near Sazerac Lane. Additional resources are being dispatched.
May 18, 2018 at 1:28 PM
Smoke check on North Ponderosa Way in the Rough&Ready area, engines en route.