Fire at a glance (numbers)
- Incident Name: Wildwood
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: NEU
- Size (acres): 2
- Percent Contained: 100%
- Estimate of Containment: June 29, 2020
- Personnel: 60+
- Structures Destroyed: 0
Wildwood, near the North Gate of Lake Wildwood.
June 29, 2020 at 7:24 PM
Wildwood IC reports the fire has been mapped at 2 acres, firefighters will remain at scene throughout the night.
June 29, 2020 at 6:10 PM
Firefighters are reinforcing containment lines, extinguishing hotspots. Mop-up operations and backhauling equipment will go on through the evening. Please watch for fire equipement leaving the incident.
June 29, 2020 at 5:09 PM
Wildwood Air Attack is released from the fire.
June 29, 2020 at 5:07 PM
June 29, 2020 at 4:59 PM
Despite the difficult access, the fire is being held at 2 acres. Tankers are returning to GVAAB to refuel.
June 29, 2020 at 4:49 PM
IC is requesting 2 additional engines to help with mop-up. Containment is at about 40% with a wet line. All resources will be committed well into the evening. Both air tankers have been released back to Grass Valley.
June 29, 2020 at 4:42 PM
Gusty winds are hampering containment efforts. Tankers will continue to drop on the left flank as soon as it’s clear of personnel.
June 29, 2020 at 4:32 PM
There are no evacuations at this time. Firefighters are doing a great job at building line and Helicopter 514 is working hotspots. Please do not attempt to “go have a look.”
June 29, 2020 at 4:27 PM
Tankers are remaining in orbit at this time, firefighters on the ground are close to completing the line.
June 29, 2020 at 4:21 PM
The fire is holding within the containment lines at approximately 2 acres. IC hopes full containment in under 2 hours.
June 29, 2020 at 4:19 PM Wildwood IC reports they are making good progress, no additional resources needed at this time.
June 29, 2020 at 4:12 PM
Mooney Flat at Pleasant Valley and at Englebright Dam will be closed to through traffic.
June 29, 2020 at 4:06 PM
Retardant drops to slow progress on the flanks of the fire from both air tankers. Helicopter is working the hot spots.
June 29, 2020 at 4:03 PM
Firefighters are attempting to keep the fire in the drainage and quickly box it in. Windy conditions are hampering their efforts.
June 29, 2020 at 3:57 PM
Air resources are over the fire, numerous engines on scene and en route.
June 29, 2020 at 3:56 PM
Fire is on the south side of Deer Creek, firefighters will traverse the Lake Wildwood campground to access the fire. Estimated at 2-3 acres now, burning at a moderate rate of spread.
June 29, 2020 at 3:51 PM
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Smoke from the Wildwood incident is over Pleasant Valley Road, please reduce your speed and use caution. The fire is about 1/2 acre, moving uphill at the moderate to rapid rate of spread. Second air tanker on order and one additional helicopter.
June 29, 2020 at 3:41 PM Report of a fire near the north gate of Lake Wildwood, reported to be the size of a house. Full wildland dispatch on order. This will be the Wildwood incident.