Fire at a glance (numbers)
- Incident Name:
- Lead Agency:
- Size (acres):
- Percent Contained:
- Estimate of Containment:
- Structures Destroyed:
Rucker, between Rucker Lake and Blue Lake, Tahoe National Forest.
September 11, 2016 at 12:45 PM
Fire contained, mop-up is ongoing. The cause is under investigation, but chances are it is yet another illegal campfire.
September 11, 2016 at 12:29 PM
Firefighters are making good progress, some incoming units are being canceled.
September 11, 2016 at 12:26 PM
First ground resources have made access to th eRiucker Fire. Air Tac 17 has been released back to Grass Valley.
September 11, 2016 at 12:15 PM
Fire is a ground fire only, burning at a slow rate of spread. There are no structures in the immediate area.
September 11, 2016 at 12:11 PM
Rucker Air Tac reports the fire to be approximately 1/4 acres at this time, slow rate of spread and moderate potential. Burning in timber (conifer) and duff.
September 11, 2016 at 12:07 PM
Air Tac 17 is over the incident, engines are still making access to the fire.
September 11, 2016 at 12:02 PM
Additional resources are being dispatched to the Rucker Fire.
September 11, 2016 at 11:49 AM
Vegetation fire in the Rucker Lake area on the Tahoe National Forest. Wildland dispatch underway.