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Wolf, Wolf Road and Lime Kiln Road in Nevada County.


August 15, 2018 at 2:53 PM

Final acreage is 5.6 acres, the fire is fully contained. Mop-up will last several hours. Excess resources are being released to their respective stations.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

August 15, 2018 at 2:37 PM

Air Attack 230 is leaving the incident.

August 15, 2018 at 2:29 PM

Tanker 89 and Helicopter 514 have been released from the fire. Firefighters are starting mop-up operations.

As seen from Wolf Mountain

August 15, 2018 at 2:26 PM

The road closure at Duggans and Lime Kiln is being lifted, together with all evacuations. Firefighters have a wet line around the fire, containment is imminent.

August 15, 2018 at 2:16 PM

Road closures and evacuations in effect. Lime Kiln at Duggans is closed.

Please avoid the area. The fire is estimated at 2 acres, air resources overhead

August 15, 2018 at 1:52 PM 

Full wildland dispatch to a reported vegetation fire on the 15000 block of Wolf Road in the vicinity of Lime Kiln Road in the Higgins Fire district.

Air resources include Air Attack 230, Tanker 89 and Helicopter 514.

18 replies on “Wolf, Wolf Road in Nevada County”

  1. Our Fire crews ROCK ! We could never thank all personel enough that are involved in being on top of these fires no matter how small. As we all know so well how fast they become monsterous infernos.
    Thank you again for the prompt attacks and protection for our community. Jeanne

  2. We are so grateful to the firefighters…they are awesome!!!!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!

  3. Thank you so much Fire crews and all that help in fighting fires in our mountain communities. You guys/gals are awesome. Our hats are off to you.

  4. MUCH HEARTFELT GRATITUDE for ALL of the FIREFIGHTERS both on the ground and in the air.
    We are truly blessed in Nevada County to have such incredible support in times of crisis. You ALL have TREMENDOUS COURAGE and are VERY

  5. Thank you Yubanet for all of your timely, correct, and important updates on every event you cover. So many people rely on your information.

  6. thank you YubaNet! I donated <3 I'm so worried about these last two fires, Sunday Oak fire and this one, close to my home. WHAT THE HECK are people doing out there? They both say cause 'under investigation' any further word?

  7. God bless all the responders to these fires. The Oak fire a few days ago, now this one at Wolf and LimeKiln.
    You are in my prayers for safty and getting there quickly, putting them out
    Safely. Thank you Air and Ground responders.

    1. a third one reported today in alta sierra/limekiln area – on alexandra way (put out very quickly 🙂

      so that is 3 in less than a week – suspicious or not? …anyone know the cause(s)?

      1. All different causes, there is no reason to believe an arsonist is running around and causing these fires. In this world of instant gratification, you will hear about every small incident – immediately.

  8. and this is why I insist that we have the best Fire fighters in the world! Nice stats- 0 structures 100% contained at 5.6 acres. Love these guys!

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