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Fire at a glance (numbers)

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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

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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.