Incident UpdateElectra Fire

Date: 07/08/2022 Time: 8:02 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
70
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
437
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
1
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Fire activity remained minimal today with the majority of the heat and smoke residing from yesterday’s burning operation.  Firefighters are working to create and reinforce containment lines.  Established control lines continue to hold and mop up and patrol will continue while suppression repair strategy is 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.

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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 Information

Amador County Evacuation Information

  • Evacuation Orders are in place for: Areas containing Gold Strike Road and Clinton Bar Road.
  • The following areas have been reduced to Evacuation Warnings:
    • The areas of Amador Lane, Canyon View Drive, Fig Tree Lane, Timber Ridge Road, Dunshee Road and part of Ponderosa Way.
  • Evacuation Warnings are in place for:
    • The areas of 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 French Gulch Road to the Calaveras County line.
  • For more information about evacuation orders in your area please visit: Amador County Evacuation Map 

Calaveras County Evacuation Orders

  • Evacuation Orders are in place for: ZONES: CCU-E024-A, CCU-E026-A, CCU-E051-B, CCU-E052-D
  • The following zones have been reduced to an evacuation warning in the community of Glencoe.
    • ZONES: CCU-E002-C, CCU-E024-B, CCU-E024C, CCU-E025-B, CCU-E026-D, CCU-E026-E, CCU-E052-C
  • Evacuation Warnings are in place for:
    • ZONES: CCU-E002-C, CCU-E024-B, CCU-E024-C, CCU-E025-B, CCU-E026-D, CCU-E026-E, CCU-E052-C
  • Evacuation Warnings for the following zones have been lifted in the communities of West Point, Wilseyville, and Railroad Flat.
    • ZONES: CCU-E002-A, CCU-E003-A, CCU-E004-A, CCU-E005, CCU-E006, CCU-E007-B, CCU-E008-A, CCU-E025-A, , CCU-E025-B, CCU-E026-B, CCU-E027, CCU-E028, CCU-E029, CCU-E030, CCU-E031, CCU-E032, CCU-E033-A, CCU-E034-B, CCU-E035-B, CCU-E036-B, CCU-E037-B
  • For more information about evacuation orders in your area please visit: Calveras County Evacuation Map

The Calaveras County Office of Emergency Services has implemented Zonehaven for identifying evacuation order and warning zones. Any questions regarding
Zonehaven can call 211. www.community.zonehaven.com; Visit https://oes.calaverasgov.us/ to view the Calaveras OES evacuation map.

Assigned Resources

Engines
183
Water Tenders
48
Helicopters
15
Air Tankers
Dozers
19
Hand Crews
58
Other
Total Personnel
2002
Cooperating Agencies
Calaveras County Sheriff Office, Amador County Sheriff Office, Amador Fire Protection District, Amador Water Agency, OES, BLM, CALGAURD, CHP, USFS