Incident Update River Fire
- 7:41 AM
Information Line: 211
Media Line: (530) 906-1563
- River Fire
- Start Date/Time
- Incident Status
- Milk Ranch Road and Bear River Campground Road, north of Applegate
- Nevada, Placer
- Administration Unit
- CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit
- Unified Command Agency(s)
- Structures Threatened
- Structures Destroyed
- Structures Damaged
- Civilian Injuries
- Firefighter Injuries
- Civilian Fatalities
- Firefighter Fatalities
A large number of hazard trees exist in fire area. Crews are working to remove hazard trees near roads and structures to facilitate the repopulation of residents in the fire area.
Firefighters continued work to strengthen containment lines around homes and move further into the interior of the fire to check for any hot spots on the River Fire today and prevented it from increasing in acreage. The fire remains at 2,619 acres and containment has increased to 68%. Damage inspection teams continue working in conjunction with the Nevada County and Placer County building departments and environmental health department.
As the public starts to repopulate, please remain vigilant and watch for fire crews and utility resources on roadways. For more information on what to expect and look for after a wildfire, go to https://www.readyforwildfire.org/post-wildfire/after-a-wildfire/
All Evacuation orders have been lifted in both Nevada and Placer Counties.
All Evacuation Warnings have been lifted in both Nevada and Placer Counties.
Residents of Placer County who are seeking shelter support should call 211.
- Refer to PCSO Evacuation Map for Placer County
- Refer to Ready Nevada County Evacuation Map for Nevada County
Animal Evacuation Centers
Placer County: Placer County Animal Services Center: 11232 B Avenue Auburn, CA 95603
Nevada County: Nevada County Fairgrounds (animals only), 11228 McCourtney Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95949 is an animal shelter
- Water Tenders
- Hand Crews
- Total Personnel
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