Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Weimar, West Weimar Cross Road in the Colfax area.

August 15, 2017 at 1:58 PM

One minor non-burn injury to firefighter, per CAl FIre.

August 15, 2017 at 1:18 PM

Per Cal Fire NEU: Cause determined to be mowing. 0.73 acres. 50% contained.

August 15, 2017 at 12:16 PM


One lane will remain closed on W Weimar Cross Road for approximately 2 hours. Heavy mop-up operations and extinguishing hot spots will have firefighters on scene for the afternoon.

August 15, 2017 at 11:50 AM

Forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Firefighters have made access to the head of the fire, mop-up operations will last several hours.

August 15, 2017 at 11:47 AM

Placer County Sheriff will block traffic at the Weimar Hills School from going onto W Weimar Cross Road.

August 15, 2017 at 11:44 AM

Vehicle accident near the fire, cars driving too fast and then gawking at the fire. Additional PCSO units en route.

August 15, 2017 at 11:42 AM

Firefighters have a hose line around the fire.

August 15, 2017 at 11:36 AM

CHP is on scene, providing traffic control on West Weimar. Use an alternate route if possible.

August 15, 2017 at 11:33 AM

Photo courtesy Darren Rains

The fire is burning in brush and grass at a moderate rate of spread. One additional water tender requested.

August 15, 2017 at 11:24 AM

There is an immediate threat to structures, all incoming units are continuing to the incident.

August 15, 2017 at 11:18 AM

Weimar IC is requesting an immediate road closure on West Weimar Cross Road.

August 15, 2017 at 11:15 AM

First unit at scene on West Weimar reports heavy smoke, will attempt to get a sizeup. All incoming units to continue.

August 15, 2017 at 11:07 AM

Reported small vegetation fire, burning uphill, near a home on West Weimar Cross Road in Colfax. Units en route.