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.

Not ethe helicopter drop on the lower right side of the fire

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

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.