Robbers Fire Incident
Active for 9 days
|Last Updated||07/20/12 6:00 PM|
|Date Started||07/11/12 3:24 PM|
|Date Contained||07/20/12 6:00PM|
|Location Information||Shirttail Canyon Rd and Yankee Jims Rd, northwest of Foresthill|
|Administrative Unit||CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit|
|Reports||Click here for prior status reports|
The Evacuation Shelter at Foresthill High School is now closed.
As of 10 am this morning, all roads will be open to residents with valid ID. Firefighters continue fire suppression efforts, strengthening fire lines. Smoke may be visible as unburned areas of brush, within containment lines, periodically burn. Fire line repair is underway in all areas of the fire.
Evacuations/Road Closures: Residents of the Foresthill Communities are requested to not travel west into the canyon on Yankee Jims Road until further notice, due to continuing fireline and road rehabilitation.
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Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities
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CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit, Placer County Sheriff, Placer County OES, Placer County Animal Control, California National Guard, CHP, CalEMA, BLM, CDCR, State Parks, and BOR.
CAL FIRE owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. In support of its ground forces, the CAL FIRE emergency response air program includes 23 Grumman S-2T 1,200 gallon airtankers, 12 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.