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.

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.