Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Riosa
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 40
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: July 17, 2022
  • Personnel: 100+
  • Structures Destroyed: 1

Riosa, Riosa Road in the Sheridan area, Placer County.

July 17, 2022 at 2:02 PM

Per PCSO: UPDATE: All mandatory evacuations have been lifted.

July 17, 2022 at 1:31 PM

Forward progress has been stopped. No change in evacuations yet.

July 17, 2022 at 1:28 PM

Riosa Air Attack is releasing Tankers 88 and 89 from the load and hold at Grass Valley Air Attack Base.

July 17, 2022 at 1:24 PM

Riosa Air Attack is releasing Tanker 103 back to McClellan.

July 17, 2022 at 1:18 PM

Fire behavior is starting to moderate, approximately 40 acres now. Good progress being made by firefighters. PCSO deputies are assisting CAL FIRE NEU they have ordered mandatory evacuations on all of Andressen, Rolling Hills, and Meadowlark. Please heed the warning.

July 17, 2022 at 1:12 PM Units at scene are providing structure defense and building lines. Fire is still burning at a moderate to rapid rate of spread in grass and oak woodland. Helicopters and tankers working the fire with numerous ground resources.

Riosa Fire

July 17, 2022 at 1:04 PM

Riosa Road up to Thousand Oaks Road is under evacuation. IC is requesting 5 additional engines, priority. All incoming resources to report to Riosa and Andressen Road.

July 17, 2022 at 12:54 PM

IC now reports approximately 30-35 acres burning at a rapid rate of spread.

Riosa Fire

July 17, 2022 at 12:51 PM

Air Attack is requesting two additional Type 2 tankers to the Riosa Fire.

July 17, 2022 at 12:47 PM

Two tankers, two helicopters assigned to the Riosa Fire. IC reports 1/2 acre of vegetation and now a fully involved structure. One civilian is requiring an ambulance. Riosa Road to be shut down in both directions.

July 17, 2022 at 12:45 PM

Riosa IC reports one structure involved with approximately 1/4 acre of vegetation. PCSO is at scene helping with evacuations of nearby homes.

July 17, 2022 at 12:39 PM Units at scene of a structure fire with extension to the vegetation fire on Riosa Road in the Sheridan area. Aircraft arriving at scene.