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American Fire near Foresthill Grows to 26,194 Acres


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Updated Thursday, August 29: 7:46am

The American Fire has charred over 26,194 acres as over 1,000 firefighting personnel battle the blaze.

The fire is situated outside the community of Foresthill , CA which is located northeast of Auburn.

The smoke from the fire has impacted air quality and visibility across a large area in both the mountains and Sacramento Valley. Air quality advisories have been issued.

The steep, rugged terrain along with very hot and dry conditions is making to difficult for firefighters to gain the upperhand on the blaze. Containment is updated at 97%.

The weekend forecast is not expected to give much rest to the nearly 1,400 weary firefighters tackling the blaze. Heat and low humidity are forecast to blanket the area for at least several days. Temperatures in the region are expected to top out in the mid to upper 90's.

American Fire Status (8-29-2013)

  • Deadwood Ridge, northeast of Foresthill
  • Total Personnel 1,001
  • Size 26,194 acres
  • Percent Contained 97%
  • Moderate to extreme fire behavior occurred over the fire area. The alignment of topography and the predicted weather patterns are contributing to fire movement
    source: (Inciweb)
  • Air Quality Advisory in Placer County due to American Fire (Monday, August 12, 2013)
    Placer County, CA August 12, 2013, The Placer County Public Health Officer and Placer County Air Pollution Control District are issuing this joint Air Quality Advisory to notify the public of poor air quality conditions
  • American Fire Northeast of Foresthill in Tahoe National Forest (Monday, August 12, 2013)
    The American fire is burning in a heavily forested area of very steep terrain on Deadwood Ridge, approximately 17 miles northeast of Foresthill in Tahoe National Forest
  • American Fire Outside Foresthill Update (Tuesday, August 13, 2013)
    The American fire has burned an estimated 1750 acres and is burning in heavy fuels on very steep slopes.
  • Hundreds Battle Roaring American Fire (Wednesday, August 14, 2013)
    Firefighters are making progress in attacking the American Fire burning in the Deadwood Ridge area in the Tahoe National Forest. The current fire size is estimated at over 3,000 acres
  • Public Health Advisory: Poor Air Quality from American Fire (Wednesday, August 14, 2013)
    The Placer County Public Health Officer and Placer County Air Pollution Control District are re-issuing this joint Air Quality Advisory to notify the public of continuing poor air quality conditions due to smoke
  • American Fire Burning 26,194 Acres (Sunday, August 18, 2013)
    Updated Thursday, August 29: 7:44am, the American Fire has scorched 26,194 acres with containment reported at 97%
  • American Fire: How Big Is It Really? (Monday, August 19, 2013)
    American Fire: How Big Is It Really?As of Monday, August 19th, the American Fire continues to scorch and consume steep and rugged terrain in Placer County





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