River Fire Incident
Active for 9 days
Nevada and Placer
|Last Updated||10/12/22 10:17 AM|
|Date Started||08/04/21 8:00 AM|
|Date Contained||08/13/21 7:54PM|
|Location Information||Milk Ranch Road and Bear River Campground Road, north of Applegate|
|Administrative Unit||CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit|
|Reports||Click here for prior status reports|
Ground resources and crews will continue tactical patrols around all areas.
Hot and dry weather continues at the fire location through tomorrow and the weekend. Winds continue to be mainly terrain driven, with this trend expected to continue into the weekend.
As the public continues to repopulate, please remain vigilant and watch for fire crews and utility resources on roadways. For more information on what to expect and look for after a wildfire, go to https://www.readyforwildfire.org/post-wildfire/after-a-wildfire/.
All Evacuation orders have been lifted in Placer County.
Nevada County: Zones NCO-E102-B; NCO-E050-B and NCO-E103-B remain under an evacuation ORDER. Resident access only with a Sheriff’s Office issued re-entry pass.
All Evacuation Warnings have been lifted in both Nevada and Placer Counties.
Residents of Placer County who are seeking shelter support should call 211.
- Refer to PCSO Evacuation Map for Placer County
- Refer to Ready Nevada County Evacuation Map for Nevada County
Animal Evacuation Centers
Placer County: Placer County Animal Services Center: 11232 B Avenue Auburn, CA 95603
Nevada County: Nevada County Fairgrounds (animals only), 11228 McCourtney Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95949 is an animal shelter
Damages and Losses
Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities
CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit
Nevada County OES
Placer County Sheriff
Placer County Evacuation Map
Nevada County Evacuation Map
CAL FIRE owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. In support of its ground forces, the CAL FIRE emergency response air program includes 23 Grumman S-2T 1,200 gallon airtankers, 12 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, 9 CALFIRE Hawks, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.