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Byron, Byron Road off Sages Road on the San Juan Ridge in Nevada County. Escaped debris burn, difficult access. No structures threatened.

April 13, 2020 at 8:19 PM

Both water tenders have been released fro the incident. All remaining resources will be released in 45 minutes.

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April 13, 2020 at 6:55 PM

Fire is fully contained as of 6:15 pm per the IC, final size 1.8 acres. Some resources will be released in about an hour, all resources will be off the fire by 10 pm.

April 13, 2020 at 5:57 PM

Firefighters have completed a hoselay around the fire. All resources assigned will remain committed for approximately 3-4 hours.

April 13, 2020 at 5:34 PM

Washington Ridge crews have arrived at scene, they will assist with handline construction and hoselays.

April 13, 2020 at 5:17 PM

Byron IC reports the fire is estimated at 5 acres now, resources at scene should be sufficient to handle. Still burning in brush and light flashy fuels at a slow rate of spread. The fire has burned onto a neighboring property.

April 13, 2020 at 5:12 PM

Firefighters are making progress building a line around the fire, still burning at a slow rate of spread. Difficult access and breezy winds are slowing containment efforts.

April 13, 2020 at 4:55 PM

One additional hand crew requested, for a total of 2. Commend of the Byron Fire has transitioned to CAL FIRE. IC estimates a potential for 4 acres.

April 13, 2020 at 4:53 PM

Byron IC reports sufficient water tenders on scene, canceling the Pike water tender. Firefighters are making progress building containment lines.

April 13, 2020 at 4:50 PM

Firefighters are starting a hoseline to slow the spread of the fire.

April 13, 2020 at 4:46 PM

Byron IC asking for the water tender to stage at this time due to the difficult access.

April 13, 2020 at 4:43 PM

Washington Ridge Crew 4 is being dispatched to the Byron Fire.

April 13, 2020 at 4:41 PM

Units at scene on Byron report the escaped debris burn is estimated at 2 acres, burning at a slow rate of spread. Difficult access to the fire, all units to continue in. Additional resources being ordered. The fire is starting to get in the understory of trees.

April 13, 2020 at 4:33 PM

First unit in the area of Byron Road reports no smoke visible in the area. They are attempting to locate the address given.

April 13, 2020 at 4:20 PM

Report of a vegetation fire, escaped debris burn, on Byron Road near Sages Road on the San Juan Ridge. CAL FIRE, NSJ, Pike and Tahoe National Forest en route.

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