USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closing All California National Forests for Public Safety

USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closing All California National Forests for Public Safety

Vallejo, CA…August 30, 2021. To better provide public and firefighter safety due to the ongoing California wildfire crisis, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing a temporary closure of all National Forests in California. This closure will be in effect from Aug. 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. through September 17, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. […]

Human Remains Found & Hazardous Conditions Awaiting Those Returning Home After Washington Fire Says Tuolumne Sheriff’s Office

Human Remains Found & Hazardous Conditions Awaiting Those Returning Home After Washington Fire Says Tuolumne Sheriff’s Office

Sonora, CA…Starting at NOON today, Golden Dove and Silver Pine residents were able to return with proof of address. For all those returning to the area of the fire where homes/structures have been destroyed. DO NOT REMOVE ASH AND DEBRIS. The county is working with various state and federal partners to establish a process for […]

Some Caldor Fire Evacuation Orders Downgraded and Evacuation Warnings Lifted as of August 30, 3:26pm on Western Edge

Some Caldor Fire Evacuation Orders Downgraded and Evacuation Warnings Lifted as of August 30, 3:26pm on Western Edge

Grizzly Flats, CA…Caldor Status Updates as Evacuation Orders Downgraded and Evacuation Warnings Lifted (August 30, 3:26PM). Effective Immediately El Dorado County and Amador County. The following Evacuation Orders have been downgraded to Evacuation Warnings in El Dorado County: Pipi – East of North South Road from Omo Ranch to Cat Creek and east to Highway […]

Evacuation Orders Hit Alpine County Again as They Recover from the Tamarack Fire

Evacuation Orders Hit Alpine County Again as They Recover from the Tamarack Fire

Markleeville, CA…The latest from the Caldor Fire as portions of Alpine County are now under mandatory evacuations. Highway 89 south from Luther Pass Road to Pickett’s Junction, (Highway 88) West on Highway 88 to Kirkwood. This includes Kirkwood resort and Caples Lake. Click below for interactive information… Evacuation Warning: Highway 88 at Forestdale Road. West […]

Time to Go SLT as All of South Lake Tahoe Now Under Mandatory Evacuation Orders

Time to Go SLT as All of South Lake Tahoe Now Under Mandatory Evacuation Orders

South Lake Tahoe, CA…As of August 30, 2021 11:00 a.m. an Update to Evacuation Orders. Effective Immediately. El Dorado County Evacuation Order: El Dorado County: Heavenly, East of Pioneer Trail between Larch and Al Tahoe, to include the area of Heavenly Ski Resort out to the Alpine County Line and the Nevada State line on […]

Most of South Lake Now Under Caldor Fire Evacuation Orders or Warnings

Most of South Lake Now Under Caldor Fire Evacuation Orders or Warnings

South Lake Tahoe, CA…California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Update to Evacuation Orders. Effective Immediately! Click on the map below for details. El Dorado County Evacuation Order: El Dorado County Tahoma • The section from Emerald Bay north to the Placer county line in Tahoma, extending west to the border of Desolation Wilderness. Fallen […]

The Caldor Fire Roars On, 177,260 Acres, 14% Contained, Evacuation Orders Spread, Maps & Morning Video Below

The Caldor Fire Roars On, 177,260 Acres, 14% Contained, Evacuation Orders Spread, Maps & Morning Video Below

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Humidity recovery remained poor overnight and allowed the fire to continue to actively burn. Fuel conditions remain critical and we still see active crown runs and group torching in the northeastern divisions of the fire. Current fire behavior is contributing to ember casts traveling up to half a mile. We anticipate early […]

Highway 88 is Closed Between Omo Ranch Rd. & Highway 88/89 Interchange Due to Caldor Fire

Highway 88 is Closed Between Omo Ranch Rd. & Highway 88/89 Interchange Due to Caldor Fire

Grizzly Flats, CA…Highway 88 is closed between Omo Ranch Rd. and the Highway 88/89 interchange. Evacuation Order: Amador County South of Highway 88 along the Amador/El Dorado County line from Dufrene Road, due east to the Amador/Alpine County line and from the Amador/Alpine County line north to Hwy 88. Shelter Info • Our Red Cross […]

Caldor Fire Now 156,515 Acres, Heat Maps Reach Twin Bridges & Edging Closer to Kirkwood Area

Caldor Fire Now 156,515 Acres, Heat Maps Reach Twin Bridges & Edging Closer to Kirkwood Area

Grizzly Flats, CA…Fire activity was limited overnight due to the inversion layer settling in, these fire conditions allowed crews to engage the fire directly. Short-range spotting and group touching continue with the most active fire activity present in the Northeast and Western sections of the fire. Steep terrain, ash pits, and fire weakened trees continue […]

Airola Fire 700 Acres & Now 60% Contained as Mop Up Continues

Airola Fire 700 Acres & Now 60% Contained as Mop Up Continues

Vallecito, CA…Firefighters continued to construct and reinforce control lines. Mop-up efforts will continue through the evening. Fire suppression repair continues around the fire perimeter in affected areas. Airola Fire Overview 700 Acres 60% Contained 1 County Calaveras Last Updated 08/28/21 7:01 PM Date Started 08/25/21 2:55 PM Location Information Parrotts Ferry Rd and Airola Rd, […]

Washington Fire Holding at 100 Acres, 50% Contained, 17 Structures Lost as Mop Up Continues

Washington Fire Holding at 100 Acres, 50% Contained, 17 Structures Lost as Mop Up Continues

Jamestown, CA…Safety is a priority as firefighters continued to secure and construct containment lines with fire activity continuing through the day. Mop-up efforts and patrol will continue as crews strengthen the fire line. EVACUATION ORDERS: For the latest road closures and evacuation information in Tuolumne County please visit: https://www.facebook.com/tuolumnecountysheriff Golden Dove Lane, Silver Pine Drive […]

Caldor Fire Burns to 152,545 Acres, 19% Contained, 652 Structures Burned & 4 Injuries

Caldor Fire Burns to 152,545 Acres, 19% Contained, 652 Structures Burned & 4 Injuries

Grizzzly Flats, CA…The overnight inversion layer was present until 2:00 p.m. which decreased fire spread, spotting, and visibility well into today’s firefighting operations. As the inversion lifted erratic winds and low humidity increased fire activity with ember casts of up to half a mile. Steep terrain, ash pits and fire weakened trees continue to pose […]

Traffic Update….Vehicle vs Fence Near 5724 Park Circle

Traffic Update….Vehicle vs Fence Near 5724 Park Circle

Buena Vista, CA…Traffic Update….Vehicle vs Fence Near 5724 Park Circle. Not sure what the fence did wrong…. Incident: 00398 Type: Trfc Collision-No Inj Location: 5724 Park Cir Loc Desc: X RED OAK Lat/Lon: 38.295994 -120.916059 Detail Information 7:22 PM 2 [4] NEG BLKG / REQG CHP FOR 1110 7:22 PM 1 [3] VEH WENT INTO […]

Traffic & Fire Update…..Firefighters Working 10ac Fire Off Hawver Road. Hawver Road Closed (Updated…Forward Progress Stopped)

Traffic & Fire Update…..Firefighters Working 10ac Fire Off Hawver Road.  Hawver Road Closed (Updated…Forward Progress Stopped)

San Andreas, CA…Traffic & Fire Update…..Firefighters Working 10ac Fire Off Hawver Road. Hawver Road Closed. From CAL FIRE TCU…(#SadieFire firefighters have stopped the forward progress of the fire near 5500 HAWVER Road, San Andreas (Calaveras County)”, “#SadieFire The fire is 10 acres near 5500 Hawver Rd. San Andreas (Calaveras County)” Waay too many local fires. […]

Traffic & Fire Update….Fire Reported Near Jesus Maria Rd / Hawver Rd

Traffic & Fire Update….Fire Reported Near Jesus Maria Rd / Hawver Rd

Mokelumne Hill, CA…Traffic & Fire Update….Fire Reported Near Jesus Maria Rd / Hawver Rd. Sounds like they have these. Two separate small fires. Thank You Firefighters!!! Incident: 00487 Type: Provide Traffic Control Location: Jesus Maria Rd / Hawver Rd Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.282774 -120.669762 Detail Information 9:54 PM 4 [7] C49-100 PER CALFIRE FIRE IS […]

Update to Caldor Fire’s Eldorado County Evacuation Orders, Warnings, and Road Closures

Update to Caldor Fire’s Eldorado County Evacuation Orders, Warnings, and Road Closures

Grizzly Flats, CA…Update to Evacuation Orders, Warnings, and Road Closures. Effective Immediately, El Dorado County Evacuation Routes: Residents evacuating the area should exit Westbound on Pleasant Valley Road or Northwest on Bucks Bar Road. Evacuation Order: El Dorado County Pleasant Valley Road and all intersecting roads extending south from Newtown Road to the intersection of […]

Traffic & Bovine Update….Cow Loose & Calf on Side of Roadway near Pool Station Rd / Demarest Mine Rd

Traffic & Bovine Update….Cow Loose & Calf on Side of Roadway near Pool Station Rd / Demarest Mine Rd

Angels Camp, CA…Traffic & Bovine Update….Cow Loose & Calf on Side of Roadway near Pool Station Rd / Demarest Mine Rd Incident: 00366 Type: Live or Dead Animal Location: Pool Station Rd / Demarest Mine Rd Loc Desc: AT THE CORRAL? Lat/Lon: 38.116588 -120.657784 Detail Information 6:06 PM 2 [3] PER ANOTHER – POSS CLOSER […]

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