Fire at a glance (numbers)
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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
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
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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.