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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.

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