Incident UpdateElectra Fire

Date: 07/11/2022 Time: 7:51 PM

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Media Line : 530-683-5229

Incident Facts

Name
Electra Fire
Start Date/Time
2022-07-04
Incident Status
Active
Location
Electra Road and Hwy 49, southeast of Jackson in Amador County
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
Amador, Calaveras
Admin Unit
Unified Command: CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit, Amador County Sheriff's Office, Calaveras County Sheriff's Office
Size
4478
Containment
93
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
452
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
1
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Hot and dry weather conditions and lowering daytime relative humidity caused continued smoldering in stump holes and heavy fuels. Firefighters continue to patrol, mop up hot spots and reinforce control lines. A fire suppression repair strategy is being implemented. The fire information and media phones numbers have changed and are listed above.

Road Closures

Amador County Road Closures

  • There are no longer any road closures within Amador County.

Calaveras County Road Closures

  • There are no longer any road closures within Calaveras County.

For additional information visit Quickmap.dot.ca.gov

Evacuation Centers

Amador County Evacuation Centers

  • All Shelters have closed.

Calaveras County Evacuation Centers

  • All shelters have closed.
Animal Evacuation Centers

Amador County Animal Evacuation Centers

  • Large and small animal shelter, Laughton Ranch, 90 Clinton Rd. Jackson, CA 95642

Calaveras County Animal Evacuation Centers

  • All animal evacuation shelters have closed.
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Food Spoilage

Calaveras County:

  • There will be a food spoilage disposal located at the Wilseyville Transfer Station 4598 Blizzard Mine Road. Wilseyville, CA 95257

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 Warnings

  • Amador Lane, Canyon View Drive, Fig Tree Lane, Timber Ridge Road, Dunshee Road, Gold Strike Road, Clinton Bar Road, and part of Ponderosa Way.

Calaveras County Evacuation Warnings

  • 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
50
Water Tenders
20
Helicopters
6
Air Tankers
Dozers
7
Hand Crews
19
Other
Total Personnel
861
Cooperating Agencies
Amador County, Calaveras County, Amador FPD, BLM, CAL OES, CALGUARD, CHP