||October 15, 2015 7:45 pm
||September 9, 2015 2:26 pm
||CAL FIRE Amador - El Dorado Unit
||Amador & Calaveras Counties
||east of Jackson
|Acres Burned - Containment:
||70,868 acres - 100% contained
|Estimated - Containment:
|Structures Destroyed:||A total of 921 structures have been destroyed including; 549 homes, 368 outbuildings, and 4 commercial properties. 44 total structures damaged. |
| Evacuations: || All evacuation orders, advisories and road closures have been lifted.
|Road Closures :||None |
| Injuries: || 2 civilian fatalities, 1 injury |
| Cause: || Under Investigation |
| Cooperating Agencies: || Amador County Sheriff, Calaveras County Sheriff, CAL OES, BLM, PG&E, CHP, Amador Fire Protection District, Calaveras PUD, CDCR, Sutter Creek Fire Department, CALTRANS, State Parks, California Conservation Corp. |
| Total Fire Personnel: || 298 |
| Total Fire Engines: || 15 |
| Total Fire crews: || 11 |
| Total Dozers: || 6 |
| Total Water Tenders: || 2 |
|Conditions: ||10/15 - CAL FIRE continues to work with local, state, and federal agencies to address environmental concerns in the burned areas. See the State's Post Fire Watershed Emergency Response Report.
The Butte Fire Information / Recovery line has been changed to 209-754-5527. CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 1 transitioned command to the Amador-El Dorado and the Tuolumne-Calaveras Units. Crews are continuing mop-up operations.
A Community Meeting will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the Railroad Flat Elementary School, 298 Railroad Flat Road, Railroad Flat, CA 95248
***The public is reminded that there are still emergency vehicles and personnel working in the area. Please use caution and remain alert to any changes in fire conditions***
Public Advisement: Butte Fire Missing Persons Hotline
The Sheriff’s Office has established a temporary dedicated telephone line for missing persons associated with the Butte Fire for the duration of the emergency response period. This number is reserved for missing persons related to the Butte Fire only. To report a missing person, please call (209) 754-6345. This number is not for welfare checks. The Sheriff’s Office requests that any missing person’s reports that are not associated with the Butte Fire be reported to Calaveras Sheriff’s Dispatch Center at (209) 754-6500.
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||(209) 822-3159 (Butte Fire Information & Community Recovery Line)