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  • Incident Name: Quarter, Higgins area, Nevada County
  • Size (acres): 
  • Percent contained: 100%
  • Estimated containment date: unknown
  • Firefighters assigned: 30
  • Structures destroyed:
  • State: California
  • Lead Agency: CAL FIRE NEU and Higgins Fire[/x_accordion_item]
    Photo courtesy Esther Collins
    Photo courtesy Esther Collins

    June 25, 2016 at 6:01 PM

    Firefighters are making good progress, approximately 2,000 sq ft of the 5,000 sq ft home (size update) are involved. Firefighters have stopped any progress. There was minimal extension to the wildland, firefighters will be committed for several hours.

    June 25, 2016 at 5:13 PM

    IC reports a 3,000 sq ft home, one room only involved. Good progress is being made.

    June 25, 2016 at 5:08 PM

    Quarter IC reports no extension to the wildland, this is a structure fire only. Incident Commander requests 3 water tenders totaland estimates the structure involvement at 25%.

    June 25, 2016 at 4:59 PM

    First unit at scene reports this as a structure fire. The house is 50% involved.

    June 25, 2016 at 4:48 PM

    Full wildland dispatch to Quarterhorse Drive in the area of McCourtney Road and Lime Kiln Road in Grass Valley.

    Mt. Howell lookout reports grey top smoke, confirmed by Oregon Peak Lookout.