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June 18, 2018 at 7:34 AM Very warm and dry weather this week. Near normal temperatures are forecast for today, but widespread triple digit heat is expected in the Valley by Friday. The hottest day is projected to be on Saturday, slightly less hot on Sunday.
June 17, 2018 at 4:02 PM Updates on the #ChinaFire in Amador County will be posted here: https://yubanet.com/Fires/chinajackson/
June 17, 2018 at 3:28 PM Full wild land dispatch, including Air Attack, for a report of a possible vegetation fire on Old Dobbins Road, near Texas Hill Road in Dobbins. Possibly just a 10 by 20 spot, smoke only no flames seen.
June 17, 2018 at 11:21 AM
Firefighters have contained a 2 acre grass fire 3700 Dulcenea Dr. in Butte Valley and are reinforcing control lines and mopping up hot spots #DulceneaFire
— CAL FIRE Butte Unit/Butte County Fire Department (@CALFIRE_ButteCo) June 17, 2018
June 16, 2018 at 4:44 PM Vehicle vs pedestrian in front of NU on Ridge Road, Emergency services at scene.
June 16, 2018 at 3:33 PM Medical rescue, precautionary air ambulance en route, for a long fall, in the Spenceville Wildlife Preserve at Beale Falls.
June 16, 2018 at 2:42 PM Update form the NWS: The low will dip southward this evening and may bring some shower and thunderstorm activity to the northern end of the Sacramento valley and surrounding areas. Models indicate activity may persist overnight with nocturnal thunderstorms possible. The bulk of the activity late tonight through the morning hours looks to occur over Lassen park/Eastern Shasta County southward through Placer County with the activity starting over the northern counties and shifting southward toward the morning hours near daylight.
June 16, 2018 at 2:04 PM Vehicles parked in the roadway, partially blocking lanes, on Hwy49 at the 49er bridge. Enjoy the Yuba responsibly – parking fines have gone up btw.
June 16, 2018 at 1:50 PM
— CAL FIRE Butte Unit/Butte County Fire Department (@CALFIRE_ButteCo) June 16, 2018
June 16, 2018 at 12:23 PM
#OregonFire [Update] Fire 10 acres in a remote area burning in oak woodland and brush. Some structure in the area not immediately threatened. Difficult access. Additional air and ground resources in route and on order.
— CAL FIRE Butte Unit/Butte County Fire Department (@CALFIRE_ButteCo) June 16, 2018
June 16, 2018 at 12:22 PM Air Attack reports several vehicles in the area, lost of dust being kicked up.
June 16, 2018 at 12:18 PM Air Attack 230 is over the reported smoke on Yankee Jims near Devils Fall east of the North Fork of the American River. Firefighters are on scene.
June 16, 2018 at 12:06 PM
#OregonFire Fire reported at 3-5 acres, ground resource still responding, IC requesting additional aircraft, engines and crews. Smoke visible, right side of this photo through haze. pic.twitter.com/76z0bkpZ2N
— CAL FIRE Butte Unit/Butte County Fire Department (@CALFIRE_ButteCo) June 16, 2018
June 16, 2018 at 11:59 AM Air Attack is going to lift and check the smoke report in the Yankee Jims area. Possibly on a ridge top on the north side of the river.
June 16, 2018 at 11:56 AM Butte County Firefighters are responding to a vegetation fire on Oregon Gulch Rd. near View Ln, North of Oroville. #OregonFire
June 16, 2018 at 11:51 AM Smoke check in the area of Yankee Jims Road.
June 16, 2018 at 9:26 AM Cool, breezy and a chance of thunderstorms this weekend. A cooling trend is expected this weekend, with well below normal temperatures on Sunday. Breezy winds are expected in the Valley late this afternoon and evening, gusting to around 30 mph. Showers and thunderstorms spread into the northern mountains by early this evening. Showers become more widespread across the mountains Sunday, possibly extending into the northern Sacramento Valley, with thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.
June 15, 2018 at 9:23 PM Roadway is open on Hey 20 at Rough&Ready Hwy.
June 15, 2018 at 5:33 PM Rough&Ready Highway will be closed for several hours.
June 15, 2018 at 5:29 PM CHP update: Heads up everyone. Big rig rollover SR-20 at Rough and Ready Highway. SR-20 is not affected, but R&R Hwy will be blocked for an undetermined time. There is a potential HazMat situation at the scene and we encourage you to avoid the area. The vehicle was carrying sod, but the truck’s fuel tanks may have leaked. This was a minor jury collision and only involved the big rig. I’ll update you as we continue to investigate.
Stay safe, slow down, and enjoy life.
June 15, 2018 at 5:09 PM Roadway should be clear in 5 minutes.
June 15, 2018 at 4:45 PM Accident on Rough&Ready is an overturned, empty, tractor trailer. CHP and NCSO are on scene, as well as fire personnel.
June 15, 2018 at 4:42 PM Vehicle accident on Rough&Ready Hwy across of Hwy 20. Emergency services en route.
June 15, 2018 at 4:02 PM The Duggans Fire is fully contained. Started by a mower…
June 15, 2018 at 3:57 PM Duggans Incident Commander estimates that with one more engine they’ll be able to contain this quickly. No dozer or aircraft needed. Air Attack 230 and Tankers 88 and 89 are returning to Grass Valley.
June 15, 2018 at 3:55 PM Incident Commander reports about 1/8th of an acre in grass. All units will access via the second gate from the intersection of Lime Kiln Road. The fire is burning at a slow rate of spread. No structures threatened.
June 15, 2018 at 3:52 PM The smoke seen by TNF 514 is a fence on fire on Duggans Road near Lime Kiln Road. The fire is bordered by two roads, Air Attack 230 and Tanker 88 are now overhead. Numerous engines and other resources are responding.
June 15, 2018 at 3:51 PM Helicopter 514 is reporting a possible smoke in the Lake of the Pines area.
June 15, 2018 at 2:48 PM The reported structure fire in Wheatland was confined to an outbuilding, no extension to the wildland. All units have been released.
June 15, 2018 at 1:13 PM Residential structure fire reported with extension to the wildland on Camp Far West Road, in the Wheatland area. Full wildland dispatch en route.
June 15, 2018 at 10:49 AM Small business hit by vandalism on Wolf Mountain site – reward offered for information. Besides spraying-painting graffiti, the unknown suspects cut hydraulic lines, damaged the insides and operator cabins of the heavy equipment, rendering them inoperable.
June 15, 2018 at 9:10 AM NWS Sacramento update: Upper-level low pressure system over British Columbia is forecast to drop southward over NorCal this weekend. This will result in a cooling trend over NorCal and bring a chance of mainly afternoon and evening thunderstorms to the interior mountains. Greatest areal coverage expected on Sunday. This will be followed by a moderate warm-up on Monday through the middle of the next week.
June 15, 2018 at 7:54 AM Outdoor plans in the mountains this weekend? Be prepared for possible thunderstorms in the afternoon and early evening.
June 14, 2018 at 8:37 PM Current Ozone AQI levels in the Auburn area have reached: 101 AQI (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups) on Thursday, June 14.Ozone AQI 101-150 Children and people with asthma are the groups most at risk. There is an increased likelihood of respiratory symptoms and breathing discomfort in active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease. U.S. EPA cautions that “active children and adults, and people with lung disease, such as asthma, should reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.” ‘Prolonged’ generally means lasting four or more hours with short rest periods. ‘Heavy exertion’ is that which would increase the resting breathing rate four fold or greater. You can reduce exposure to ozone by: – Exercising in the morning before air quality reaches unhealthy levels – Reducing the intensity and duration of your outdoor activities in the afternoon
June 14, 2018 at 7:06 PM Smoke coming from a car on Hwy 49 at the Brunswick on ramp.
June 14, 2018 at 6:17 PM Vehicle accident, two cars involved, on Hwy 49 near Cicada on the San Juan Ridge. Emergency services en route.
June 14, 2018 at 5:41 PM The light smoke reported by Oregon Peak appears to be dissipating. Firefighters are in the area, checking for any active fire.
June 14, 2018 at 5:30 PM Smoke report from Oregon Peak Lookout. Reporting light gray smoke approximately 5 miles out in the area of Willow Glenn Road of Marysville Road.
June 14, 2018 at 4:10 PM The second update of unofficial results since election night has been released by the Nevada County Elections Office. An additional 14,259 ballots have been counted, with some 1,000 remaining to be tallied. With 36,027 votes counted, voter turnout now stands at 52.96% out of 68,023 registered voters. Approximately 1,000 ballots remain to be counted.
June 14, 2018 at 7:47 AM Calstar 3 has lifted from NSJ Station 3 en route to Sutter. The westbound lane at Tyler Foote remains closed, Wrecker is en route to remove the cement truck.
June 14, 2018 at 7:25 AM Gradual cooling trend starts today, continues into weekend. A cooling trend starts today with daytime highs dropping a few to several degrees from Wednesday’s well above normal highs. Even with this cooling daytime highs today will come in above normal for mid June. This cooling trend will continue however with highs dropping down close to normal by the weekend.
June 14, 2018 at 7:02 AM Vehicle accident on Oak Tree Road, cement truck overturned. Air ambulance en route to North San Juan Station 3 for one patient.
June 13, 2018 at 3:20 PM Updates on the Loma fire will be posted here: https://yubanet.com/Fires/lomarica/
June 13, 2018 at 3:16 PM Engine on scene reports approximately 3-4 acres.
June 13, 2018 at 3:14 PM Air Attack 230 is over the fire reporting approximately 1-2 acres, moving uphill at a slow rate of spread. One dozer, one engine are on scene and Helicopter 514 is over the fire.
June 13, 2018 at 3:13 PM Passenger vehicle fire on Marysville Road at Loma Rica Road has spread into the grass. Burning at a slow rate of spread uphill, full wildland response en route.
June 13, 2018 at 1:01 PM First unit has arrived at scene, reporting a 10 by 10 spot. Canceling all incoming resources.
June 13, 2018 at 1:00 PM Roadside fire on Marysville Road at Dobbins Road, Full wildland dispatch, including aircraft, en route to the fire.
June 13, 2018 at 12:59 PM Vehicle vs a tree on Hwy 49 at North Bloomfield. CHP en route.
June 12, 2018 at 6:59 PM Power outage affecting 9 homes on McAnally Place near Sky Pines Road in Grass Valley. PG&E has assigned a crew to assess the outage.
June 12, 2018 at 5:49 PM First unit has arrived at scene on McCourtney Road, reports 1/4 to 1/2 acre of grass and oak woodlands – already extinguished. Reducing the number of engines and crews requested to the incident. All aircraft and dozers are being canceled.
June 12, 2018 at 5:44 PM Report of a vegetation fire on McCourtney Road near Animal Place. Full wildland dispatch, including all aircraft, en route to the incident. No size-up or cause available at this time. Numerous engines en route to the incident.
June 12, 2018 at 7:31 AM Temperatures climbing towards the century mark. High temperatures this week will create problems for those who do not take precautions. Hydrate, dress for the heat, check on the elderly, kids and pets.
June 11, 2018 at 1:14 PM
#MonarchFire [FINAL] Monarch Trail and Camp Far West RD in Wheatland. CAL FIRE Firefighters responded to the report of a vegetation fire. Contained at approximately three acres. Two hour commitment for 2 state engines and a dozer. Caused reported to be welding. pic.twitter.com/gPGtDoa57C
— CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit (@CALFIRENEU) June 11, 2018
June 11, 2018 at 12:17 PM Updated election results for Nevada County have been released.
June 11, 2018 at 11:49 AM Most resources are being canceled from the Monrach incident, including TNF Helicopter 514.
June 11, 2018 at 11:30 AM Smoke report by Pike County lookout. Full wildland dispatch including aircraft, being sent to Monarch Trail across from Camp Far West Road near the intersection with Spenceville Road.
June 11, 2018 at 9:40 AM Nevada County Elections will be releasing an update today by 12 Noon. The schedule for updates will be as follows:
Monday, June 11, 2018 12:00 PM
Thursday, June 14, 2018 by 4:00 PM
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by 4:00 PM.
June 11, 2018 at 8:26 AM A reminder: The burn ban is in effect, starting today. If you see a burn pile, please call 911. If you see smoke near you, do not hesitate. First, be safe!
June 11, 2018 at 7:26 AM Dry and warm weather this week. After a cooler than normal weekend around NorCal we will see summer like weather to start the week.
June 10, 2018 at 8:40 PM Smoke check in the area of Wildwood dam. Three engines en route.
June 10, 2018 at 8:17 PM Marysville Road is open again after an accident in Oregon House.
June 10, 2018 at 6:50 PM Accident in front of the post office on Marysville Road in Oregon House. Both lanes are blocked.
June 10, 2018 at 4:28 PM Spring Incident Commander has released Air Attack 17. Helicopter 514 will remain on scene a little longer.
June 10, 2018 at 4:02 PM Traffic hazard on Hwy 49 at the Independence Trailhead. A truck and trailer partially in the roadway.
June 10, 2018 at 3:55 PM Tanker 88 is being released from the Spring incident. Tanker is returning fully loaded to Grass Valley. Firefighters on the ground have the small fire contained.
June 10, 2018 at 3:44 PM TNF Helicopter 514 is en route to the reported smoke, Air Attack 17 is over the #SpringFire. Tanker 88 is arriving on scene.
June 10, 2018 at 3:29 PM Full wildland dispatch, including aircraft, for a reported vegetation fire in the area of Spring Valley Road near Mary Pickett Lane in Loma Rica.
June 10, 2018 at 11:57 AM Heads up for Orchards Springs/Chicago Park dog owners. A black dog is running in the roadway, very skittish and won’t approach humans. If your pup is out and about, go get him or her. Looks like a mid-size lab, according to a reader who shared the info with us.
June 10, 2018 at 11:16 AM The reported fire in Blue Canyon is a burn pile, on a NO BURN DAY.
June 10, 2018 at 10:43 AM Vegetation fire reported across by lookouts at Duncan Peak and Pike. Possible access off Blue Canyon Road near the railroad tracks. Numerous resources en route.
June 10, 2018 at 9:28 AM Today is a NO BURN DAY. With the suspension of burn permits on Monday, burn pile season is officially over in Amador, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sierra and Yuba counties.
June 9, 2018 at 8:43 PM Report of a vegetation fire, westbound I80 at the junction with Hwy 20. Reported as a single tree on fire, approximately 100 ft off the roadway. Engines en route.
June 10, 2018 at 8:58 AM Warm up begins, breezy north winds continue.
June 9, 2018 at 4:48 PM Report of a medical/water rescue for an overturned boat on Lake Clementine. 8 occupants on the boat. Numerous resources en route.
June 9, 2018 at 8:05 AM Today is a NO BURN DAY in Nevada, Yuba, Placer and Sierra counties. The seasonal burn ban goes into effect on Monday.
June 9, 2018 at 7:59 AM Cooler today and very breezy, rapid warming up starting tomorrow. NorCal will be on the southern fringe of a system moving through the Pacific Northwest today. This will bring cooler temperatures, breezy winds, and a few showers across far northern portions of the state.
June 8, 2018 at 7:00 PM Tahoe Engine 34 is on scene and has contained the vegetation fire. CAL FIRE units are arriving on scene.
June 8, 2018 at 6:56 PM First unit has arrived on scene, reports they can handle with resources dispatched.
June 8, 2018 at 6:42 PM Passenger vehicle fire with extension to the wildland on Hwy 20 near the I-80 on ramp. Car vs tree near Camp Marin Sierra. Emergency services en route, injuries to driver reported to be serious.
June 8, 2018 at 4:57 PM Passenger vehicle fire on Hwy 174 at Lakewood Lane. First unit on scene reports both the car fire and the grass fire have been extinguished.
June 8, 2018 at 12:23 PM #HillFire Incident Commander is releasing the dozer and Helicopter 514. Still on scene are three engines, one water tender, one Washington Ridge crew and one Battalion Chief. One additional water tender and a hand crew are still en route to the fire.
June 8, 2018 at 12:20 PM Extensive mop-up operations will have firefighters on scene for a few hours. Prevention has been requested to respond to the incident, the cause of the fire is under investigation.
June 8, 2018 at 12:15 PM Only one water tender still en route to the #HillFire needs to continue, all others have been canceled. Tanker 88 has been released from the incident.
June 8, 2018 at 12:12 PM Tanker 88 will be released back to Grass Valley in ten minutes. Forward progress of the fire has been stopped.
June 8, 2018 at 12:08 PM Air Attack reports 2-2.5 acres of grass with natural barriers on two sides, no spread on the other fronts. Vegetation fire should be contained shortly, Tanker 88 will remain in orbit a little while longer. Firefighters on the ground are making good progress.
June 8, 2018 at 12:03 PM Water tenders from local agencies en route to the #HillFire. No change in acreage, no road closures at this time.
June 8, 2018 at 11:57 AM First units on scene report several vehicles fully involved and approximately 2 acres of grass burning. Firefighters are trying to keep the fire from reaching the structures. Air Attack is overhead, reports slow rate of spread with the fire backing into the wind, low potential.
June 8, 2018 at 11:53 AM Full wildland dispatch, including Air Attack 230, Tanker 88 and TNF Helicopter 514, to a reported vegetation fire on Hill Road in Loma Rica.
June 8, 2018 at 8:51 AM
Today, Friday June 8th, is a No Burn Day in Yuba and Sutter counties due to high wind speeds and drying conditions.
— Feather River AQMD (@FeatherRiverAir) June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018 at 7:22 AM Dry, warm and breezy today, slight cool down on Saturday – before a heatwave next week. Warmer today followed by cooling this weekend followed by a more substantial warm up early next week.
June 8, 2018 at 7:07 AM Today is a No BURN day in Nevada, Placer and Sierra counties due to high fire danger.
June 7, 2018 at 8:51 PM Non-injury accident on Bitney Spring Road near Newtown Road.
June 7, 2018 at 7:47 PM All units with the exception of one engine are being canceled.
June 7, 2018 at 7:44 PM Air Attack 230 has been released from the smoke report, returning to Grass Valley. They located a small spot, along a hiking trail, no rate of spread. State Park personnel took action. It was a 20 by 20 spot.
June 7, 2018 at 7:41 PM Air Attack 230 is in the area, reports nothing showing at this time.
June 7, 2018 at 7:38 PM Report of a possible fire in the American River canyon near the Foresthill Bridge or near Lake Clementine. Firefighters are attempting to locate and make access to the fire. Air Attack 230 will be overhead to provide a precise location. Ground crews are hiking in.
June 7, 2018 at 5:56 PM The bear alert has been canceled. Roadway is clear again.
June 7, 2018 at 5:39 PM A bear is standing next to the highway on Hwy 49 on the right-hand side, apparently wanting to cross the freeway near McKnight Way. The bear is now wandering northbound in the outer lane. Please reduce your speed and use extreme caution in the area.
June 7, 2018 at 4:35 PM Full wildland dispatch, including aircraft, to a fire reported as half an acre on Gavin Circle, across from Wolf Court, south of Auburn.
June 7, 2018 at 2:35 PM
#SisilFire [Final] Sisil Way Penn Valley, Nevada County. CAL FIRE firefighters educated the homeowner who was cited for not adhering to burn permit guidelines. Less than a half an acre burned. Assisted by Penn Valley Fire and Rough and Ready Fire. pic.twitter.com/RRmo5uPek8
— CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit (@CALFIRENEU) June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018 at 2:19 PM
Foreard progress of the fire on Sisil Lane off Penn Valley has been stopped. Firefighters have a line around the fire. Now called contained at 0.5 acres
June 7, 2018 at 2:14 PM
Firefighters responding to the report of a vegetation fire Sisil Lane Penn Valley approximately a half acre.
— CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit (@CALFIRENEU) June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018 at 8:34 AM The control burn postponed from May 17 at the UC Field Station in Browns Valley will take place today. Expect to see smoke in Browns Valley and surrounding areas. This is part of University of California Cooperative Extension’s workshop on prescribed burns for landowners and land managers wanting to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation.
June 7, 2018 at 8:24 AM Dry and sunny weather today through Friday. Cooler than normal temperatures through the weekend and breezy conditions as the trough moves across the area Saturday night and early Sunday.
June 7, 2018 at 8:17 AM Traffic control on Coyote Street to recover a car that went off the embankment.
June 6, 2018 at 4:36 PM Vegetation fire on Frenchtown Road in Dobbins. CAL FIRE, local agencies and TNF firefighters en route.
June 6, 2018 at 4:17 PM The cause of the fire next to Juvenile Hall on Hwy in Nevada City has been determined to be an escaped campfire from a transient camp.
June 6, 2018 at 2:17 PM Small vegetation fire on Hwy 49 close to Juvenile Hall. CAL FIRE and Nevada County Consolidated Fire are on scene of the incident, working the less than 1/8th of an acre fire. There is no growth anticipated, there is no threat to any structures. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Light smoke is wafting across Hwy 49 and into Nevada City.
June 6, 2018 at 7:49 AM Quiet, dry and warm weather for the rest of the week. Quiet weather and near to just below normal temperatures are expected the rest of the week. Cooler temperatures settle in for the weekend along with slight chances for mountain t-storms.
June 5, 2018 at 7:36 PM Our Nevada County June Primary Elections page is live. All updates and results will be posted here:
June 5, 2018 at 4:30 PM
Several ENF fire resources are committed to a fire north of Georgetown. Smoke is visible on the Bald Mountain camera. https://t.co/Bg5cEUujY8
— EldoradoNF (@EldoradoNF) June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018 at 12:39 PM Quick action by the firefighters has extinguished the fire on Bell Road. No damage, no road closure. Mop-up is in progress.
June 5, 2018 at 11:44 AM Full wildland dispatch, including aircraft, to a reported vegetation fire on Bell Road.
June 5, 2018 at 11:42 AM Are you one of Nevada County’s 68,023 registered voters? Want to check if your mail-in ballot was received? Just click here and see for yourself: https://voterstatus.sos.ca.gov/
June 5, 2018 at 10:30 AM NCSO and emergency services on scene at Quail Lane in Penn Valley for a report of shots fired, no injuries reported at this time. Please avoid the area.
June 5, 2018 at 7:00 AM The polls are now open! Nevada County voters, you can vote in person or drop off your ballot at any of the vote centers or the Elections Office.
June 5, 2018 at 6:52 AM Temperatures cool down to around seasonal normal today and remain there for the rest of the week. Expect sunny skies & dry weather for the foreseeable future across interior NorCal.
June 4, 2018 at 8:59 PM Units have arrived a small roadside spot on Hwy 49. Canceling most incoming engines, resources on scene can handle.
June 4, 2018 at 8:48 PM Units have searched the Indiana School Road area in Dobbins, only found one burn pile – attended by homeowner. Canceling incoming engines.
June 4, 2018 at 8:47 PM Additional engines en route to Hwy 49 near Milhouse Drive, possibly three separate spots between Milhouse and the 49er bridge.
June 4, 2018 at 8:45 PM Multiple roadside spots on Hwy 49 near Milhouse Drive. North San Juan Fire en route.
June 4, 2018 at 8:21 PM Report of a possible vegetation fire on the 14800 block of Indiana School Road in Dobbins. Engines, dozer, hand crew and prevention in route.
June 4, 2018 at 7:26 PM Incident Commander requests two engines and one crew to continue in, all other resources can cancel.
June 4, 2018 at 7:25 PM Firefighters are making progress on the Kibbe Fire, still burning at a slow rate of spread, no change in acreage.
June 4, 2018 at 7:13 PM First unit at scene in Loma Rica reports about 1/4 acre, some wind exposure. All resources to continue in at this time.
June 4, 2018 at 7:07 PM Vegetation fire in Loma Rica on Kibbe Road, across of Loma Rica Road. Reported as a spot behind a home, numerous resources en route.
June 4, 2018 at 6:46 PM Thanks to reader Larry for the heads up. Mill Street in Grass Valley is blocked near the Royce Library, a tree has fallen across the roadway.
June 4, 2018 at 11:12 AM Final acreage for the extension to the wildland is 1/10th of an acre. Incident Commander is requesting PG&E to respond to the scene.
June 4, 2018 at 10:52 AM Wildland extension has been contained on the Vega Fire. Trailer is on the ground, fully consumed. Extensive mop-up operations will take several hours. All water tenders are to continue in, engines still en route can cancel and return to their respective stations.
June 4, 2018 at 10:41 AM Firefighters are making good progress on both the structure and the wildland on the Vega Fire in Dobbins. Some black smoke still visible, thinning out rapidly.
June 4, 2018 at 10:32 AM Additional water tenders requested to the Vega Fire by the firefighters n scene. One trailer appears fully engulfed on the property.
June 4, 2018 at 10:21 AM Residential structure fire on Vega Way in the Dobbins area, with extension to the wildland. Numerous units en route.
June 3, 2018 at 4:06 PM Monument IC estimates firefighter resources will be committed for 3-4 hours. Requesting one additional water tender and traffic control for Hwy 20. The fire is on the roadside, firefighters and equipment are close to the highway. If you are in the area, reduce your speed and pay extra attention.
June 3, 2018 at 3:52 PM Monument Air Attack reports fire approximately 50% contained, only interior burning at this time. Monument IC reports they have the all clear on the buildings and is canceling all aircraft.
June 3, 2018 at 3:43 PM Monument IC can handle the fire with the resources dispatched.
June 3, 2018 at 3:34 PM Monument IC reports power lines down.
June 3, 2018 at 3:33 PM First unit at scene on Hwy 20 in Loma Rica reports 2 acres in grass, with outbuildings fully involved. All resources to continue in at this time. This will be the Monument Fire.
June 3, 2018 at 3:23 PM Report of a residential structure fire, burning into the vegetation on Hwy 20 at Monument Trail in Loma Rica. Numerous ground and air resources en route.
June 3, 2018 at 1:29 PM Firefighters and rescue personnel are at the old 49’er bridge on the South Yuba, preparing to bring a patient up from the river.
June 3, 2018 at 1:26 PM Report of a vegetation fire on Val Verde Road southeast of Loomis. Numerous resources, including TNF Air Attack 17 en route.
June 3, 2018 at 8:53 AM Another very warm day today – hydrate! Very warm weather is expected across interior Northern California this weekend, with the potential for moderate heat risk for sensitive groups. Take the proper precautions to beat the heat!
June 2, 2018 at 3:46 PM Both fires on Sweetland Road have been knocked down, one engines to continue in – all others can cancel, including the Washington Ridge crew.
June 2, 2018 at 3:43 PM First unit on scene reports approximately 1/4 acre on each side of the road.
June 2, 2018 at 3:41 PM Fire on both sides of the road on Sweetland Road, across from Pleasant Valley Road in North San Juan. Numerous engines en route.
June 2, 2018 at 2:27 PM Numerous engines have checked the area on Hwy 20. No smoke, no fire, all units are returning to their stations.
June 2, 2018 at 2:15 PM Report of a vegetation fire on Hwy 20 near the Nevada-Yuba county line, numerous engines and a dozer en route
June 2, 2018 at 1:58 PM Vegetation fire stared by mowing operation on Cortez Court in Alta Sierra. Engines on scene, reported as 1/4 to 1/2 acre in grass.
June 2, 2018 at 8:45 AM Very warm weather across interior Northern California this weekend. Potential for moderate heat risk for sensitive groups. Take the proper precautions to beat the heat!
June 1, 2018 at 3:31 PM The burn pile is on private property, on the south side of I-80. Today is a permissible burn day, canceling all resources.
June 1, 2018 at 3:23 PM Helicopter 514 reports the smoke appears to be a single burn pile. They will be overhead shortly.
June 1, 2018 at 3:22 PM Helicopter 514 has lifted for a recon flight of the smoke on Burlington Ridge. The area is very remote and difficult to access by car.
June 1, 2018 at 3:04 PM Report of a vegetation fire on Burlington Ridge, Tahoe National Forest. Small smoke plume is visible from a lookout. Units en route.
June 1, 2018 at 11:33 AM Northstar Fire will be testing their EVACUATION SIREN located at Station #31 today (6/1 @ 1200). This is ONLY A TEST.
June 1, 2018 at 10:48 AM Heads up: Fiddyment Annual Training Burn in south Placer County begins today. The project will involve burning approximately 175 acres of grass between East Catlett Road and Sunset Boulevard West, on a parcel just west of the Athens Avenue-Fiddyment Road intersection. The area is north of Roseville and west of Rocklin and Lincoln.
June 1, 2018 at 8:05 AM Weekend will be hot, with temperatures between 10 and 15 degrees above normal. Warming temperatures this weekend will create problems for those sensitive to heat.
If you are looking for last month’s log, you can find it here.