Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Secret, on Secret Town Road between Magra and Gold Run, Placer County.

August 5, 2016 at 2:37 PM

Mop-up operations are still ongoing. Expect fire equipment to be on scene through the afternoon. Some resources will be released in about an hour.

August 5, 2016 at 11:19 AM

The fire is now fully contained. Firefighters have a handline around the fire.

August 5, 2016 at 10:30 AM

The fire is holding at 5 acres, resources on scene will be committed to the fire until approximately 1:00 pm, barring any unforeseen flare-ups. No containment called yet because of the steep terrain.

August 5, 2016 at 9:40 AM

Some resources are being released. Forward progress of the fire has been stopped and mop-up operations are underway.

August 5, 2016 at 8:55 AM

Helicopter 514 has been released from the fire, returning to Whitecloud. Ground resources are making good progress.

August 5, 2016 at 8:32 AM

TNF Helicopter 514 has lifted from Whitecloud and will be over the fire in 4 minutes.

August 5, 2016 at 8:28 AM

There are no evacuations or road closures at this time. However, use caution on Haul Road and Secret Town Road and Secret Town Lane – watch for fire equipment in the area.

August 5, 2016 at 8:20 AM

Firefighters are constructing line and contingency line. Aircraft will be up shortly, Two tankers and a helicopter on order with Air Attack.

August 5, 2016 at 7:59 AM

Photo ( by passenger) Colleen Standley
Photo ( by passenger) Colleen Standley

Use caution when driving on I80 in the area, smoke and haze are reducing visibility.

August 5, 2016 at 7:56 AM

Dispatch has been augmented to include two Washington Ridge crews, additional dozers. Air Attack and air tankers will be deployed early.

The fire is burning in a heavily forested area, firefighters will attempt to contain the fire before the sun hits the fire and increases fire activity.

August 5, 2016 at 7:28 AM

IR flight revealed no intense hotspots in the fire perimeter.

Reported in the early morning hours, the fire is currently not threatening any structures. The cause of the fire is under investigation.