Incident UpdateElectra Fire

Date: 07/09/2022 Time: 8:36 PM

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Incident Facts

Name
Electra Fire
Start Date/Time
2022-07-04
Incident Status
Active
Location
Electra Rd and Hwy 49, southeast of Jackson in Amador County
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
Amador, Calaveras
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit
Size
4478
Containment
80
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
452
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
1
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Fire activity on the Electra Fire was minimal with smoldering in stump holes and large downed fuels. Firefighters continue to mop-up and reinforce control lines while suppression repair strategies are implemented.

Road Closures

Amador County Road Closures

  • Eastbound Electra Road at Hwy 49. Tabeaud Road at Ponderosa Lane, Gold Strike Road at Tabeaud Road and Clinton Bar Road at Tabeaud Road.

Calaveras County Road Closures

  • Highway 26 and lower Dorray Road and Highway 26 one half mile west of Rich Gulch Road.

For additional information visit Quickmap.dot.ca.gov

Evacuation Centers

Amador County Evacuation Centers

  • Italian Picnic Grounds, 581 CA-49, Sutter Creek, CA 95685

Calaveras County Evacuation Centers

  • The Calaveras County Evacuation Shelter has moved from the San Andreas Town Hall to Calaveras County Mountain Oak School, 150 Old Oak Road, San Andreas, CA 95249

Sunday, July 10th the American Red Cross will have 2 Distrubution areas for clean up kits for those that were in the evacuation areas.
Highway 26 and Ridge Road - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hwy 26 Mokelumne Hill, Elementary parking lot 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Animal Evacuation Centers

Amador County Animal Evacuation Centers

  • Large and small animal shelter, Amador County Fairgrounds, 18621 Sherwood St, Plymouth, CA 95669
  • Large and small animal shelter, Laughton Ranch, 90 Clinton Rd. Jackson, CA 95642

Calaveras County Animal Evacuation Centers

  • 2465 Gun Club Road, Angels Camp, CA 95222
  • 901 Jeff Tuttle Drive, San Andreas, CA 95249
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Evacuation Zones

Amador & Calaveras County Evacuation Orders

Area within the fire perimeter remains closed. All other evacuation orders have been reduced to warnings. For additional information for your area, please visit the links below or scan the QR code.

Amador County Evacuation Orders

  • The area within the fire perimeter remains closed and under evacuation order. Communities under evacuation orders have been reduced to warnings.
  • For more information about evacuation orders in your area please visit: Amador County Evacuation Map 

Calaveras County Evacuation Orders

  • Evacuation Orders remain in place for the following zones: CCU-E024-A, CCU-E051-B
  • For more information about evacuation orders in your area please visit: Calveras County Evacuation Map Any questions regarding Zonehaven can call 211.
Amador & Calaveras County Evacuation Warnings

Amador County Evacuation Orders

  • Evacuation Warnings are in place for the following areas: Amador Lane, Canyon View Drive, Fig Tree Lane, Timber Ridge Road, Dunshee Road and part of Ponderosa Way, south side of Highway 88 and Highway 26 from Gold Strike Road and Clinton Bar Road

Calaveras County Evacuation Orders

  • Evacuation Warnings are in place for the following zones: CCU-E024-D, CCU-E026-A, CCU-E051-C, CCU-E051-D, CCU-E52-D

Assigned Resources

Engines
136
Water Tenders
28
Helicopters
8
Air Tankers
Dozers
110
Hand Crews
34
Other
Total Personnel
1782
Cooperating Agencies
Amador County, Calaveras County, Amador FPD, BLM, CAL OES, CALGUARD, CHP, USFS, Amador Water Agency