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California Fire Updates (7.22.17)

6,800+ firefighters Battling 8 large wildfires in California

Yesterday, crews were successful in bringing nearly half of the state's largest fires to full containment. 

Hot weather is expected through the weekend for the inland valley.  A chance of thunderstorms for the very north and eastern areas of Northern California will begin Sunday afternoon through Monday evening, bringing with it an increased chance of new fire starts.  Conditions in Southern California remain warm and dry, with gusty north winds expected to develop across Santa Barbara County and through the Grapevine tonight.

California Fire Incidents

Detwiler Fire, Mariposa County
Detwiler Rd x Hunters Valley Rd, east of Lake McClure
∙ 75,200 acres grass and brush, 30% contained
∙ Evacuations remain in effect
∙ CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 4 (Derum) in command
Park Fire, Fresno County
Parkfield Rd x Hwy 198, west of Coalinga
∙ 1,649 acres brush, 95% contained
∙ CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 2 (Patterson) in command
Grizzly Fire, Nevada County
Grizzly Hill Road and Turnagain Arm Road, NE of Nevada City
∙ 10 acres brush and timber
∙ Forward progress stopped
Garza Fire, Kings County  *FINAL*
8.5 miles east of Parkfield near the Monterey, Kings County Line
· 48,889 acres, 100% contained
Elephant Fire, Tulare County *FINAL*
Strathmore Street at Road 234, east of Lindsay
· 416 acres, 100% contained
Zenon Fire, San Luis Obispo County  *FINAL*
Zenon Way, Nipomo
· 47 acres, 100% contained
Laverne Fire, Shasta County  *FINAL*
Laverne Ln & Saddle Trail, southwest of Redding
∙ 180 acres grass, brush, 100% contained
Grade Fire, Mendocino County  *FINAL*
Hwy 101, 5 miles northwest of Redwood Valley,
900 acres grass, brush, 100% contained
Maria Fire, Calaveras County  *FINAL*
Jesus Maria Rd x Music Gulch Rd, Mokelumne Hill
∙ 117 acres grass and brush, 100% contained
Whittier Fire, Santa Barbara County
Lake Cachuma area, south of Hwy 154
· 18,430 acres, 87% contained
Marble Fire, Siskiyou County  NEW
Klamath River Highway north of Somes Bar
· 280 acres, 10% contained
Canyon Fire, Ventura County
· 32 acres, 50% contained
Island Fire, Siskiyou County
14 miles west of Etna in the Marble Mountain Wilderness
· 1,229 acres
Schaeffer Fire, Tulare County
17 miles north of Kernville
· 16,031 acres, 94% contained
Long Valley Fire, Lassen County  *FINAL*
Hwy 395 x Cowboy Joe Rd, north of Doyle
· 83,733 acres, 100% contained


Placer County News Headlines

Volunteers Needed to Assist with Annual Kid's Shopping TripRoseville, Calif. - Placer County nonprofit Tommy Apostolos Fund is seeking nearly 800 volunteers to accompany over 500 local, underserved children on a holiday shopping trip

Yamaha THR10X The Very Best Practice Amp Ever?WOW...The Yamaha THR10X is the very best practice amp I have ever heard.

2017 Ford Fusion Energi features lot of upsideRoseville, CA - Choosing just the right versions of the Ford Fusion is similar to a tricky multiple-choice test where all the possible answers seem plausible.

Emerald Cup Adds Portugal. The Man To LineupSanta Rosa, CA - The 14th annual Emerald Cup is excited to add Portugal. The Man to the artist lineup. The Emerald Cup will take place at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, CA

12 Days of Midtown Festivities and Fun this DecemberSACRAMENTO, Calif. - Committed to fostering a center for culture, creativity and vibrancy in Sacramento's urban core, the Midtown Association is pleased to present another season

Major UC Davis Medical Center Seismic Upgrades Underway(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) - Getting ready for "the big one" - a major earthquake - is a constant focus at UC Davis Medical Center. Seismic safety planning and construction

Macy's Theatre of Lights in SacramentoOLD SACRAMENTO, Calif. - An electrifying and family-friendly holiday tradition, the ever-popular "Macy's Theatre of Lights" performances has returned to dazzle the Old Sacramento

Holiday in the Hills on the Placer Wine Trail in DecemberRoseville, CA, - Come join us and help celebrate the holidays on the Placer Wine Trail to benefit Toys for Tots. Enjoy the holidays in Placer County

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Comes to Life at This EventSacramento, Calif. - Dr. Seuss' beloved holiday tale "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" will come to life at Fairytale Town's annual Winter Wonderland event.

California Bowl in Roseville November 24- 26Roseville, CA - Nov. 16, 2017 -One of the most competitive and exciting youth football tournaments on the west coast returns to Roseville over Thanksgiving weekend.

Kids with Disabilities to Get Help with Telemedicine Program (Sacramento, Calif.) - The UC Davis Department of Pediatrics has received a $2 million, five-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to fund a new telemedicine program

Gun Scare in Roseville at Woodcreek HighRoseville, CA, - Roseville Police find loaded handgun following alert from Woodcreek High Students.

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