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
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
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
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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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.