Fire at a glance (numbers)
- Incident Name: Whittlesey, North San Juan
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: NEU
- Size (acres): 3
- Percent Contained: 100%
- Estimate of Containment: June 18, 2021
- Personnel: 20+
- Structures Destroyed: 0
Whittlesey, Whittlesey Lane near Purdon Road in North San Juan, Nevada County. Heavy brush and timber.
June 18, 2021 at 8:53 AM
Whittlesey IC reports all resources assigned to the fire will be committed for 3-4 hours.
June 18, 2021 at 6:06 AM
Still some interior burning, but mop-up operations are starting. Firefighters will be committed for several hours. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
June 18, 2021 at 6:00 AM
PG&E crew is at scene, estimated restoration time for the 6 customers without power is 8:00 am, pending access to the fire area.
June 18, 2021 at 5:51 AM
Forward progress of the fire has been stopped.
June 18, 2021 at 5:48 AM
Additional NSJ Fire units have arrived at scene. Still burning in heavy brush, rate of spread has been slowed significantly.
June 18, 2021 at 5:40 AM
Firefighters continue to make progress on the incident. Still no closures or evacuations.
June 18, 2021 at 5:33 AM
Structure threat has been mitigated, hose lays are progressing well.
June 18, 2021 at 5:26 AM
Whittlesey IC estimates the fire at 3 acres now, one structure possibly threatened.
June 18, 2021 at 5:19 AM
There are no evacuations or road closures at this time.
June 18, 2021 at 5:15 AM
Whittlesey IC reports 1/2 acre in heavy brush, moderate rate of spread. All units to continue in.
June 18, 2021 at 5:09 AM First unit at scene reports the fire is to the right of Tyler Foote before Anada, near the end of Whittlesey Lane.
June 18, 2021 at 5:04 AM Power lines are down in the area of the reported fire, 6 customers affected.
June 18, 2021 at 4:54 AM Report of a possible vegetation fire on Purdon Road near Whittlesey Lane on the San Juan Ridge. Caller reports seeing a glow and smoke. Units are in route. Something visible in the upper right-hand corner on the camera.