Fire at a glance (numbers)
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Shingle, North Shingle Road in the Rescue and Shingle Springs area, Eldorado County.
July 16, 2016 at 2:57 PM
The fire is fully contained, overhaul and mop-up operations will last another 2-3 hours. Some local engines are being released back to their stations. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
July 16, 2016 at 2:46 PM
Air Attack is releasing Tanker 89 back to Grass Valley.
July 16, 2016 at 2:44 PM
Air Attack reports the fire looking good, no road closures, no evacuations needed. Fire will be contained shortly, per the IC. Mop-up operations are starting.
July 16, 2016 at 2:40 PM
Tanker 89, currently at Grass Valley Air Base, and Helicopter 516 are still assigned to the fire.
July 16, 2016 at 2:38 PM
PG&E has an ETA of 44 minutes, Helicopter 516 will sit down and wait for their crew.
July 16, 2016 at 2:36 PM
Spot fire has been caught, no need for air tankers or helicopters at this time. Forward progress of the fire has been stopped.
July 16, 2016 at 2:32 PM
Air Attack signals Helicopter 516 can take care of the spot fire. Growlersburg Crew 5 is on scene.
July 16, 2016 at 2:28 PM
Good progress by firefighters, some short-range spotting reported. Both Eldorado NF and Tahoe NF resources are being canceled.
July 16, 2016 at 2:26 PM
No evacuations or road closures at this time, however please avoid North Shingle Road to allow for firefighter and equipment access.
July 16, 2016 at 2:22 PM
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IC reporting power lines down, safety risk for firefighters.
July 16, 2016 at 2:18 PM
Head of the fire is moving towards Wildwood Way. Two structures involved. Burning in grass and oak woodland.
July 16, 2016 at 2:15 PM
TNF Helicopter 514 is en route to the Shingle Fire.
July 16, 2016 at 2:04 PM
Full wildland dispatch to the fire, two Washington Ridge crews from NEU en route. Reported as a fire starting in a backyard. Numerous local units are on scene and arriving.