Last modified on Aug 02, 2014

Sand Fire

Sand Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: August 2, 2014 7:15 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: July 25, 2014 4:34 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit 
County: Amador / El Dorado Counties  
Location: East of Highway 49, 5 miles north of Plymouth  
Acres Burned - Containment: 4,240 acres - 100% Contained  
Structures Destroyed:20 residences and 47 outbuildings  
Injuries: 2  
Cause: Vehicle into dry vegetation 
Cooperating Agencies: CHP, El Dorado Co SO, Amador SO, Cal OES, CDCR, El Dorado Co Animal Control, USFS, BLM, El Dorado Co DOT, CCC, Red Cross, PG&E, Cal Trans  
Total Fire Personnel: 40  
Total Fire Engines: 3  
Total Fire crews: 1  
Total Water Tenders: 1  
Long/Lat: -120.7819/38.5691  
Conditions: Patrol and mop-up of the fire will continue for several days. Excess resources are being released and/or reassigned to other incidents.  
Phone Numbers  (530) 647-5218 (Incident Information) 

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