Fire at a glance (numbers)
- Incident Name:
- Lead Agency:
- Size (acres):
- Percent Contained:
- Estimate of Containment:
- Structures Destroyed:
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
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.