Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name:
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  • Size (acres):
  • Percent Contained:
  • Estimate of Containment:
  • Personnel:
  • Structures Destroyed:

Vista, Garden Bar Road and New Hope School Road in Auburn.

September 30, 2016 at 1:39 PM

Mop-up operations are underway, firefighters will remain on scene for several hours to extinguish any remaining hotspots, backhaul equipment and mop up.

September 30, 2016 at 1:36 PM

Fire has been contained at 13.4 acres.

September 30, 2016 at 1:06 PM

Forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Strike team from Nevada County is being released.

September 30, 2016 at 12:59 PM

New fire at Walerga and Spring Hill Drive, approximately 2 acres.

September 30, 2016 at 12:56 PM

Canceling the second dozer, fire is looking good.

September 30, 2016 at 12:43 PM

Vista Air Attack reports the fire is looking good, no spotting so far. Firefighters are making good progress.

September 30, 2016 at 12:41 PM

View from Christian Way at 12:25 pm. Photo courtesy Keenan Smith
View from Christian Way at 12:25 pm. Photo courtesy Keenan Smith

Vista IC is staging both Washington Ridge crews on Vista Bella Rd.

September 30, 2016 at 12:35 PM

Helicopter 404 is returning to Columbia, released from the Vista incident.

September 30, 2016 at 12:33 PM

Nevada County strike team will be staging in the area.

September 30, 2016 at 12:30 PM

Tanker 60 out of Chico has been canceled, returning to base.

September 30, 2016 at 12:24 PM

Erratic winds reported. Tanker 93 is 12 miles out from Chico. Two tankers and two helicopters are on scene. Two additional water tenders requested by the IC.

September 30, 2016 at 12:19 PM

One structure is now involved, structure protection is in place for nearby homes.Still holding at approximately 10 acres.

September 30, 2016 at 12:08 PM

As seen from Wolf Mountain Lookout who reported this fire.
As seen from Wolf Mountain Lookout who reported this fire.

Some potential for spotting, open flank on the left side and at the head of the fire, per Vista Air Attcak. No structures lost, some vehicles might be involved.

September 30, 2016 at 12:04 PM

Vista Air Attack reports one road is securing one flank. The additional air tankers are augmented by 5 additional engines. Resources from Newcastle are responding.

September 30, 2016 at 11:59 AM

Immediate threat to one structure. Wind-driven fire in grass and oak woodlands.

September 30, 2016 at 11:54 AM Air Attack 230 is over the fire, recommends ordering two additional helicopters.

September 30, 2016 at 11:47 AM Better location for the reported fire appears to be Vista Bella Drive, across from Big Hill Road in Auburn. Possible structure involvement.

September 30, 2016 at 11:44 AM Full wildland dispatch to a reported fire in the Wise Road and Mt. Vernon Road in the North Auburn area.