OES 334 in camp with other OES Engines from the Strike Team as they prepare to deploy to the fire line.

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. July 26, 2018 – At 3:00 am this morning Grass Valley Office of Emergency Services (OES) Engine 334 was dispatched to the Carr Incident in Shasta County as part of OES Strike Team 4806 A.

The OES Strike Team, consisting of five (5) OES engines from the region along with a Strike Team Leader, traveled through the early morning hours to the incident and have been assigned to fire line for operations. The Carr Incident is 20,000 acres with 10% containment.

Nevada City Engine 5464 and Nevada County Consolidated B-89 await deployment to the Carr Incident from briefing.

Tuesday July 17 at 5:30pm Strike Team 4103 C deployed to the Carr Incident in Shasta Co. The five (5) engine strike team along with the strike team leader, Nevada Co. Consolidated Battalion 2, formed up at Grass Valley Fire Station 2 on the training facility prior to deployment. The Strike Team is made up of fire engines from Nevada City, Nevada County Consolidated, Higgins, Ophir Hill and Peardale. The Joint Operational Area (JOA) remains fully staffed.

The City of Grass Valley and the Joint Operational Area remain fully staffed.

Editor’s note: Updates on the Carr Fire can be found here.