Incident UpdateCaldor Fire

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Date: 09/17/2021 Time: 12:30 PM

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Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit: www.fs.usda.gov/ltbmu/

Incident Facts

Name
Caldor Fire
Start Date/Time
2021-08-14
Incident Status
Active
Location
East of Omo Ranch, South of the community of Grizzly Flats
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
El Dorado
Admin Unit
El Dorado National Forest
Size
Containment
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
5465
Structures Destroyed
1003
Structures Damaged
81
Civilian Injuries
2
Firefighter Injuries
16
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

As of 7:00 a.m. today, command of the Caldor Fire has been transitioned to a single Incident Management Team - California Interagency Incident Management Team 12,
Michael Nobles as Incident Commander. The West and East Zones of the fire have been consolidated into one and CALFIRE Amador Unit is a cooperating agency, providing a Type 3 organization to manage the State land jurisdiction of the fire.

For future updates on the Caldor Fire visit: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7801/

USFS Forest Information
  • El Dorado National Forest: The Eldorado National Forest forest-wide closure (03-21- 14) remains in effect until September 30. Access and orders will be refined over time. MORE: https://www.fs.usda.gov/eldorado/
  • LTBMU: The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit closure order (19-21-05) remains ineffect for the following backcountry areas: Desolation Wilderness, Meiss
    Country, Barker Pass and McKinney/Rubicon through Sep. 19, 2021. Access and orders will be refined over time. MORE: https://www.fs.usda.gov/ltbmu/

 

Assigned Resources

Engines
Water Tenders
Helicopters
Air Tankers
Dozers
Hand Crews
Other
Total Personnel
Cooperating Agencies
Name Phone Address URL
El Dorado National Forest 530-303-2455 100 Forni Road Placerville California 95667 https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7801/
El Dorado County Sheriff's Office (530) 621-5655 https://www.edcgov.us/Government/sheriff/
Pioneer Fire District (530) 620-4444 http://pioneerfire.org/
Cooperating Agencies: El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, Sierra Pacific Industries, Pioneer FD, PG&E, CHP, El Dorado Irrigation District, El Dorado County, Grizzly Flats Community Service District, SMUD, Amador County Sheriff’s Office, AT&T, Georgetown FD, CALTRANS, Indian Diggins School District, El Dorado County FD, Grizzly Flats Water District, Volcano Telephone, Placerville FD, El Dorado County DOT, Mosquito FD, Garden Valley FD, Cal OES Fire, El Dorado County EMSA, El Dorado County Office of Education, Marshall Medical Center, Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians FD, State Water Resources Control Board, KAMPS, El Dorado County Department of Agriculture, Barton Health, CAL EPA, Lake Valley Fire District, and Verizon