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Sliger Fire: 150 acres burned, 60 pct. contained (VIDEO)

Staff report

UPDATE: Friday, 7:30 a.m.

September 06, 2018 7:04 pm
Date/Time Started: September 04, 2018 3:03 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit
County: El Dorado County
Location: Sliger Mine Rd and Hida Way, northwest of Georgetown
Acres Burned – Containment: 150 acres – 60% contained

Evacuations: All evacuations have been lifted.
Evacuation center: Auburn Recreation Dist. Regional Park Gym located at 3760 Richardson Dr., Auburn.
Animal evacuation center: El Dorado County Animal Shelter at 6435 Capitol Ave., Diamond Springs. Placer County Animal Services Center located at 11232 B Ave., North Auburn.
Road Closures: All road closures have been lifted.

Cause: Under investigation

Cooperating Agencies: El Dorado County Sheriffs Office, CHP, State Parks, USFS, Georgetown FD, El Dorado FD, Garden Valley FD, Mosquito FD, Diamond Springs FD, Rescue FD, Pioneer FD
Total Fire Engines: 40
Total Fire Crews: 22
Total Helicopters: 2
Total Dozers: 2
Total Water Tenders: 7
Long/Lat: -120.92611/38.94388

Conditions: Forward progress has stopped. Firefighters continue to strengthen containment lines and are mopping up hot spots. Increase in acreage due to better mapping.

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UPDATE: Thursday, 7:30 a.m.

Date/Time Started: September 04, 2018 3:03 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit
County: El Dorado County
Location: Sliger Mine Rd and Hida Way, northwest of Georgetown
Acres Burned – Containment: 104 acres – 45% contained

Evacuations: All evacuation orders lifted.
Evacuation center: Auburn Recreation Dist. Regional Park Gym located at 3760 Richardson Dr., Auburn.
Animal evacuation center: El Dorado County Animal Shelter at 6435 Capitol Ave., Diamond Springs. Placer County Animal Services Center located at 11232 B Ave., North Auburn.
Road Closures: All road closures have been lifted with the exception of Drivers Flat Road at Foresthill Rd.

Cause: Under investigation
Cooperating Agencies: Cooperating Agencies: El Dorado County Sheriffs Office, Placer County Sheriff’s Office, CHP, State Parks, USFS, Georgetown FD, El Dorado FD, Garden Valley FD, Mosquito FD, Diamond Springs FD, Rescue FD, Pioneer FD

Total Fire Engines: 47
Total Fire Crews: 22
Total Helicopters: 3
Total Dozers: 4
Total Water Tenders: 6
Long/Lat: -120.92611/38.94388

Conditions: Forward progress has stopped. Firefighters continue to build containment lines and strenghten existing lines. Fire activity has decreased significantly. Placer County Sheriff’s Office is working on reducing mandatory evacuations to advisory.

Courtesy of Cal Fire.

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