Incident UpdateElectra Fire

Date: 07/06/2022 Time: 8:53 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
Unified Command Agency(s)
Size
4112
Containment
40
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
1217
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
1
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

The Electra Fire was moderated by cool temperatures and higher humidity, but remained active where wind and slope aligned. Firefighters continue strengthening control lines and mopping-up hot spots.

Road Closures

Amador County Road Closures

  • Tabeaud Road southbound from Hwy 88
  • Mount Zion Road southbound at Hwy 88
  • Eastbound Clinton Road at Upper Clinton Road and Butte Mountain Road
  • Eastbound Clinton Road at West Clinton Road
  • Eastbound Electra Road at Hwy 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

South of Butte Mountain Road continuing to Hwy 88 and Mt. Zion, west of Hwy 88 and Hwy 26, north of Hwy 26, and east of Hwy 49.

Calaveras County Evacuation Orders

Evacuation orders are in place for the following zones: Zones 100, 103, 104, 351, 352, 358, 359.

Evacuation Warnings

Amador County Evaucation Warnings

The community served by Lower Clinton Road and Butte Mountain Road, the area east of Tabeaud Road and Hwy 88 to Hwy 26, north of Mokelumne River.

Calaveras County Evacuation Warnings

Evacuation warnings are in place for the following zones: Zones 327, 328, 329, 330, 341, 342, 343, 352, 353, 354.

Assigned Resources

Engines
161
Water Tenders
26
Helicopters
14
Air Tankers
Dozers
35
Hand Crews
58
Other
Total Personnel
1864
Cooperating Agencies
Calaveras County Sheriff Office, Amador County Sheriff Office, Amador Fire Protection District, Amador Water Agency, OES, BLM, CALGAURD, CHP, USFS