French Fire

El Dorado County Last Update: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 8:19 a.m. PDT

95%
Contained
136
Acres burned
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Air Quality Index (Worst: 500)
French Fire
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Resources Deployed

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Fire Engines
5
Fire Crews
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Updates Tracker

August 9, 2014 11:42 a.m. PDT

Today crews will continue fire line suppression repair and mop-up on all parts of the fire. Interior parts on the northern end of the fire are still showing some isolated heat. The fire continues to cool, but some areas may still produce smoke for several more days. The east perimeter has burned down to the San Joaquin River.

August 7, 2014 10:58 a.m. PDT

Today crews will continue fire line suppression repair and mop-up on all parts of the fire. The interior parts of the fire continue to cool, but some areas may still produce smoke for several more days. The east perimeter has burned down to the San Joaquin River. Firefighting resources, such as engines and crews, will continue to be demobilized from the French Fire and sent to other fires in northern California. The public is reminded a lot of firefighting equipment will still be traveling on the roads going into the French Fire area and others will be leaving the community heading to other incidents.

August 3, 2014 10:03 a.m. PDT

The north and northeastern parts of the fire continue to be areas with growth. The northeastern perimeter has extended to the western shore of Mammoth Pool, just north of the boat ramp.

July 30, 2014 11:25 a.m. PDT

Structure defense in the Hogue Ranch and Kinsman Flat area will continue to be the primary objective. Remarks Fire crews were able to establish an anchor point on the left flank of the south end of the fire in the San Joaquin River Drainage. This anchor point will support the operations of structure defense in the Hogue Ranch and Kinsmans Flat area. Fire crews will continue to build containment lines on all sides of the fire using direct and indirect strategies. Thunderstorms are predicted over the higher elevations, which is also a safety concern for firefighters due to erratic winds associated with the weather system.

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Additional Details
Information from CalFire
Administrative Unit
CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit
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Cooperating Agencies
CAL FIRE, El Dorado Hills Fire, Garden Valley Fire, Georgetown Fire, Rescue Fire
Conditions
Forward progress has been stopped. Crews are performing mop up and patrol and suppression repair.CAL FIRE Amador - El Dorado Unit Twitter
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