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.