Incident UpdateElectra Fire

Date: 07/06/2022 Time: 7:29 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
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit
Size
3900
Containment
10
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
1
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

The Electra Fire stayed active for the first half of the night, with short upslope runs. Humidity recovery in the early morning hours morderated fire activity. Firefighters are working to strength control lines. The threat to critical infrastrucute is being monitored and assessed, and protection plans and being put into place. 

Road Closures

Amador County Road Closures

  • Tibeaud Road southbound at Highway 88
  • Mount Zion Road southbound at Highway 88
  • Eastbound Clinton Road and Butte Mountian Road from the interestaion of Clinton Road and Butt Mountian Road
  • Clinton Raod at West Clinton Road
  • Electra Road at Highway 49
  • Santa Lane and Highway 49

Calaveras County Road Closures

  • Highway 26, from Buckeye Lane to Lower Dorray Road
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

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

Evacuation Orders

Amador County Evacuation Orders

West end of Clinton Rd. and Butte Mountain Rd. running east to the interesection of Hihgway 88 and French Gulch Rd. continuing south of Highway 88 to the Mokelumne River, excluding Rossbridge Rd., Previtali Rd., West Clinton Rd. Irish Town Rd., Narcissus Rd., and Hilltop Rd. 

Calaveras County Evacuation Orders

Evacuation order are in place for the following zones. Zone 100, 103, 104, 351, 352, 358, 359.

Evacuation Warnings

Amador County Evaucation Warnings

East from Highway 88 in Jackson to Irish Town Rd. along Highway 88 East to Highway 26 to the Calaveras County Line and include everything south of Highway 26 to the Mokelumne River. 

Calaveras County Evacuation Warnings

Zones 327, 328, 329, 330, 341, 342, 343, 352, 353, 354, 

Assigned Resources

Engines
200
Water Tenders
26
Helicopters
7
Air Tankers
Dozers
41
Hand Crews
35
Other
Total Personnel
1334
Cooperating Agencies
Calaveras County Sheriff Office, Amador County Sheriff Office, Amador fire Protection District, Amador Water Agency, Amador County, PW, BLM, PG&E, CHP, Sierra Pacific Industries, Volcano Communications