Kyburz Fire CA-ENF Kyburz fire El Dorado National Forest
Road Closures: Escorted traffic has begun for Highway 50.
Update 7-26-15 1815: 98 acres, 80% contained. Reduced acreage due to updated mapping. Hwy 50 is reopened to traffic.
Update 7-24-15 1815: 200 acres, 30% contained. Mandatory evacuations in place from fire area east to Sand Flat campground and for the community of Sugarloaf have been lifted. Voluntary evacuations in place from Sand Flat campground east to the community of Strawberry. Escorted traffic has begun for Highway 50.
Update 7-24-15 1100: 200 acres, 30% contained. Highway closures and evacuations are still in place.
Update 7-24-15 0700: 100 acres, 5% contained. Highway 50 remains closed remains closed Mandatory evacuations remain in place from east to Sand Flat Campground and for the community of Sugarloaf
Update 7-23-15 1900: 100 acres, 0% contained.
Update 7-23-15 1730: 100+ acres mandatory #evacuation from fire to Sand Flat CG just west of Kyburz. Current evacuation center #loc Strawberry Lodge
Update 7-23-15 1630: 60 acres, 0% contained. Mandatory evacuations east of the fire to Sand Flat Campground. North Ops sending T1 helo from Minden.
Update 7-23-15 1500: 60+ acres, 4 Hot Shot crews enroute
Per AA : Spot fire on the Southside of the Rd, Main fire moving Eastward, side slope on the Northside of the Rd
IC Resource Request:
|Super Scooper 260|
10 Type 1's (closest)
2 Type 2 dozers (closest)
4 Crews (closest)
4 WT (closest)4 OHPer AA : (Power Lines in the Fire Area) Spot fire on the Southside of the Rd, Main fire moving Eastward, side slope on the Northside of the Rd
Per IC : Req. 2 add Tankers for a Total of 4
ATs - 82, 83, 89, Scooper 260, 44, 105
Helos - 404, 516
2 additional copters, 2 additional fixed wing and lead plane plus scooper out of Tahoe
Location: Highway 50 at Kybruz
ROC: 3/4 way to the ridge, potential 200 acres, Extreme ROS, Very heavy Fuels
IA Resources: All ENF Fire resources, 7 Eng, 1 Copt, 2 AT, 5 Crews
Cause: Vehicle fire