Fire at a glance (numbers)
- Incident Name:
- Lead Agency:
- Size (acres):
- Percent Contained:
- Estimate of Containment:
- Structures Destroyed:
Rattlesnake, Rattlesnake Road near Hector Road in the Newcastle area, Placer County.
July 29, 2019 at 3:06 PM
IC declares the fire fully contained.
July 29, 2019 at 3:03 PM
Air Attack is releasing Helicopter 514 once they have picked up their crew.
July 29, 2019 at 2:45 PM
Rattlesnake IC reports the final acreage is 2.5 acres between the fire and the spot fire.
July 29, 2019 at 2:38 PM
Fire releasing the air tankers. Mop-up operations are starting, will last for a couple hours.
July 29, 2019 at 2:36 PM
Rattlesnake IC reports the spot fires are contained.
July 29, 2019 at 2:28 PM
Tanker 88 and Tanker 100 are working the fire. Tanker 89 is en route to the fire as well. Ground resources are making good progress.
July 29, 2019 at 2:27 PM
Current temperature is 90F, RH 33%, winds out of the SSW at 5-7 mph.
July 29, 2019 at 2:21 PM
Retardant drops are boxing in the fire. Please avoid the Tierra del Lago/Hector and Newcastle Road, fire equipment is attempting to make access.
July 29, 2019 at 2:18 PM
One spotfire outside the main fire on the left shoulder of the fire.
July 29, 2019 at 2:15 PM
Air Attack is overhead, reports the fire burning in grass and oak woodlands. Helicopter 514 is on scene. Air operations is taking action to mitigate the struct=rure threat.
July 29, 2019 at 2:12 PM
Rattlesnake IC reports 1.5 acres, one structure is threatened. Firefighters are making good progress.
July 29, 2019 at 2:11 PM
Tanker 100 is inbound to the fire from McClellan.
July 29, 2019 at 2:07 PM
Rattlesnake IC reports about 1/2 acre burning at a moderate rate of spread in oak woodlands. Very difficult access due to topography and lack of roads.
July 29, 2019 at 2:06 PM
Air support en route for the fire.
July 29, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Units attempted to make access on Rattlesnake Road, they are now trying to make access off Hector. Units to stage on Newcastle and Hector.
July 29, 2019 at 1:58 PM
Now a full wildland dispatch for the reported fire on Rattlesnake Road near the north point of Folsom Lake.
July 29, 2019 at 1:50 PM
Reported brush fire on Rattlesnake Road near Newcastle Road in Auburn, units en route.