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Sweet, Sweetland Road in North San Juan, Nevada County. Power lines down.

August 26, 2018 at 4:50 PM

IC reports an 80-90 ft tall oak uprooted and fell into the power lines, causing the fire.

August 26, 2018 at 4:20 PM

Air Attack 230 is returning to Grass Valley.

August 26, 2018 at 4:18 PM

A PG&E crew is en route to the fire. At this time, estimated time to restore power is 7:00 pm.

August 26, 2018 at 4:14 PM

The fire has been contained at 3/4 acre. No structure has been damaged or involved. Resources on scene will be committed for approximately 2 hours.

August 26, 2018 at 4:12 PM

Tanker 89 is returning to Grass Valley. Some engines, still en route, are being canceled.

August 26, 2018 at 4:10 PM

Air Attack will remain over the fire for a little longer, no additional retardant drops needed.

August 26, 2018 at 4:06 PM

Washington Ridge Crew 4 has been canceled, one crew is sufficient.

August 26, 2018 at 4:04 PM

Photo courtesy Matthew Scott

Air Attack is releasing Helicopter 516 and Tanker 88 will be on a load and hold at the Grass Valley Air Attack Base.

August 26, 2018 at 4:03 PM

Firefighters have some equipment on Hwy 49, use extreme caution in the area or better yet, avoid the area.

August 26, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Firefighters have a wet line around the fire, the dozer line is around half the fire. Excellent progress by the ground resources.

August 26, 2018 at 3:54 PM

Ground resources are making good progress, working on both flanks. The fire is between Sweetland and Hwy 49.

August 26, 2018 at 3:52 PM

Firefighters have a dozer line about halfway around.

August 26, 2018 at 3:50 PM

Tankers will attempt to drop between the fire and structures to the north.

August 26, 2018 at 3:45 PM

Sweet Air Attack reports a possible threat to some structures. The fire is burning at a slow rate of spread in brush and oak woodlands. Now one structure is reported involved.

August 26, 2018 at 3:42 PM

The power outage caused by the fire is affecting 240 customers.

August 26, 2018 at 3:39 PM

Tanker 88 and AIr Attack 230 are en route. The fire is reported to be approximately 1 acre.

August 26, 2018 at 3:38 PM

Firefighters en route have been advised of power lines down.

August 26, 2018 at 3:35 PM

Caller reports power lines down and smoke seen.

August 26, 2018 at 3:29 PM

Full wildland dispatch for a reported vegetation fire on the San Juan Ridge on Sweetland Road. Power lines down.

5 replies on “Sweet, North San Juan”

  1. Pascale,
    Thanks for being there. We rely on you for info, as usual. On your ESRI photo, the house with the white roof, directly across 49 from the fire, is ours.
    Thanks again,

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