Incident UpdateRices Fire

Date: 06/30/2022 Time: 6:58 AM

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Incident Facts

Name
Rices Fire
Start Date/Time
2022-06-28
Incident Status
Active
Location
Rices Crossing Rd and Cranston Rd, south of Dobbins
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
Nevada
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit
Unified Command Agency(s)
Size
904
Containment
12
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
520
Structures Destroyed
1
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Evacuation Zones

Evacuations Orders:
  • Bridgeport, Rice's Crossing
  • Buttermilk area
  • French Corral
  • Birchville; Sweetland
Evacuation Warnings:
  • CA State Park @ HWY 19 (Eastern)
  • Millhouse; Monezuma; Purdon (Central)
  • Greater Tyler Foote; Purdon Rd. (Northern)
  • New School, Robinson area
  • Sebastopol, North San Juan
Evacuation Advisory:
  • Steep canyon terrain leading to Base of Bullards
  • Lake Francis with several residences surrounding lake.

Assigned Resources

Engines
65
Water Tenders
12
Helicopters
Air Tankers
Dozers
14
Hand Crews
8
Other
Total Personnel
373