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Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Storksbill, near Pilot Hill in El Dorado County. Road closures in effect.

July 23, 2016 at 6:04 PM

Full containment has been achieved on the Storksbill Fire.

July 23, 2016 at 8:34 AM

Better mapping puts the Storksbill Fire at 50 acres. Firefighters are working to strengthen containment lines.

July 22, 2016 at 9:02 PM

CAL FIRE photo

Forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Crews are making excellent progress on containment.

July 22, 2016 at 5:20 PM

El Dorado County Sheriff has lifted the evacuations.

July 22, 2016 at 4:26 PM

Containment is up to 40%, structure threat has been mitigated.

July 22, 2016 at 3:53 PM

Releasing tankers and starting mop-up operations.

July 22, 2016 at 3:48 PM

15 homes remain evacuated on Storksbill and Hound Hollow.

July 22, 2016 at 3:13 PM

CAL FIRE photo.

Firefighters are making good progress, however erratic winds are hampering containment efforts. Short-range spotting is still occurring.

July 22, 2016 at 2:55 PM

Resources currently on scene include
Engine / Truck Companies: 10
Water Tenders: 4
Fire Crews: 4
Helicopters: 3
Bulldozers: 2
Air Tankers: 5

July 22, 2016 at 2:53 PM

Hard road closure to Equestrian and Salmon Falls Road. EDSO is on scene. Animal control is en route to help evacuate horses. Orchard is under mandatory evacuation as well.

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Storksbill fire as seen near the Community Observatory in Placerville, CA. Photo courtesy Jason Brand.

July 22, 2016 at 2:52 PM

Short-range spotting reported, one additional tanker from Grass Valley en route.

July 22, 2016 at 2:39 PM

Mandatory evacuations in effect for Storksbill Road & Hound Hollow Road.

July 22, 2016 at 2:33 PM

Evacs ordered for the 50 acre Storksbill Fire near Pilot Hill in El Dorado Co for Storksbill Rd & Hound Hollow Rd.