Update: 7-14 0900hrs CA-NEU Robbers Fire. 1,427 acres, 20% contained. The fire is burning in heavy brush and timber in steep terrain where travel is slow and difficult, with limited turnouts, and bridges with weight limitations. Fuels are receptive and available to burn. Spotting continues on north and east sides of the fire. In addition we are experiencing increased frequency of town hall meetings and VIP visits to the incident.
Update: 7-13 1900hrs Cal Fire IMT 1 (Flores). 1,368 personnel are assigned . The fire has made active runs in both the northeast and southeast section of the fire and has burned up to Brushy Creek in the Yankee Jims area. With winds coming out of the south, the fire has been burning towards the northeast. Continuing primary and contingency control line construction. 170 residences remain threatened.
Cal Fire's Google Map of the area the fire has burned. https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid...263%2C0.250282
The following streets are evacuated: Just Rd., Big Dipper Rd., Glory Mound Rd., Kings Hill Rd., Brushy Bear Rd., Brushy Creek Ln., Macy Creek, Adelin, Blind Doe, Mountain Lion, Spring Garden Rd, Log Cabin Ln, Pine Mountain Rd, Small Hope Mine Ln, Owl Creek Rd and parts of Shirttail Canyon.
|CA-NEU Robbers Fire. MODIS Location, Perimeters, Hot Spots Map|
Date/Time Started: July 11, 2012 3:25 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit
County: Placer County
Location: Shirt Tail Canyon Rd and Yankee Jims Rd, northwest of Foresthill, Placer County.
Acres Burned: 1,300 acres
Containment 1,300 acres - 10% contained
Threatened: 170 residences
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, local numerous fire agencies, Placer County Sheriff, CHP, CalEMA, Placer County OES, BLM, CDCR
Total Fire Personnel: 1,626 personnel
Engines: 165 engines
Fire crews: 56 crews
Helicopters: 1 helicopter
Dozers: 19 bulldozers
Water tenders: 17 water tenders