Robbers Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: July 14, 2012 7:30 pm
Date/Time Started: July 11, 2012 3:25 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit
County: Placer County
Location: Shirt Tail Canyon Rd and Yankee Jims Rd, northwest of Foresthill
Acres Burned: 1,950 acres
Containment 1,950 acres – 20% contained
Structures Destroyed: 1 residence & 3 outbuildings
Threatened: 170 residences
Evacuations: Evacuations remain in effect for homes off Yankee Jims Canyon & Shirttail Canyon area, as well as parts of Iowa Hill.
The following streets are evacuated: Just Rd., Big Dipper Rd., Glory Mound Rd., Kings Hill Rd., Brushy Bear Rd., Brushy Creek Ln., Macy Creek, Adelin, Blind Doe, Mountain Lion, Spring Garden Rd, Log Cabin Ln, Pine Mountain Rd, Small Hope Mine Ln, Owl Creek Rd and parts of Shirttail Canyon
Cause: Under Investigation
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, local numerous fire agencies, Placer County Sheriff, CHP, CalEMA, Placer County OES, BLM, CDCR
Total Fire Personnel: 1,952 personnel
Engines: 160 engines
Fire crews: 62 crews
Helicopters: 15 helicopter
Dozers: 36 bulldozers
Water tenders: 20 water tenders
Conditions: Yesterday, the fire made active runs in both the northeast and southeast section of the fire and has burned up to Brushy Creek in the Yankee Jims area. With winds coming out of the south, the fire has been burning towards the northeast.
The Red Cross moved the Evacuation Center to the Foresthill High School Gym.
Road Closures: Just Rd., Big Dipper Rd., Glory Mound Rd., Kings Hill Rd., Brushy Bear Rd., Brushy Creek Rd., Shirt Tail Canyon Rd.
Phone Numbers (530) 823-4083 (Robbers Fire Information Line)
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