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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

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.