Incident UpdateElectra Fire

Date: 07/16/2022 Time: 7:02 AM

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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
CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit
Size
4478
Containment
99
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
452
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
1
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Firefighters continue patrolling and mopping up hot spots and smoldering stump holes within the perimeter of the fire. Isolated islands of brush deep within the  canyon continue to smolder, keeping firefighters busy in the steep, rugged terrain. Fire suppression repair is ongoing.

Road Closures

The California Highway Patrol has opened roads leading to residential neighborhoods. Roads leading to the fire perimeter remain closed to the public in both Amador and Calaveras Counties

Food Spoilage

Calavera County

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

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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 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
4
Water Tenders
3
Helicopters
Air Tankers
Dozers
3
Hand Crews
3
Other
Total Personnel
78
Cooperating Agencies
Amador County, Calaveras County, Amador FPD, BLM, CAL OES, CALGUARD, CHP