Last modified on Jul 20, 2012

Robbers Fire

Robbers Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: July 20, 2012 6:00 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: July 11, 2012 3:24 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit 
County: Placer County  
Location: Shirttail Canyon Rd and Yankee Jims Rd, northwest of Foresthill  
Acres Burned - Containment: 2,650 acres  
Estimated - Containment: 2,650 acres - 100% contained  
Structures Threatened: 170 residences  
Structures Destroyed:1 residence & 4 outbuildings  
Evacuations: All evacuations are lifted, however the roads remain closed except to residents with valid ID.  
Injuries: 12  
Cause: Human 
Cooperating Agencies: Placer County Sheriff, Placer County OES, Placer County Animal Control, California National Guard, CHP, CalEMA, BLM, CDCR, State Parks, and BOR.  
Total Fire Personnel: 844 personnel (2,206 at peak 7/1  
Total Fire Engines: 20 engines (161 at peak 7/16)  
Total Fire crews: 16 crews (65 at peak 7/16)  
Total Helicopters: 1 helicopters (15 at peak 7/16)  
Total Dozers: 4 bulldozers (37 at peak 7/16)  
Total Water Tenders: 16 water tenders (32 at peak 7/16)  
Conditions: Favorable weather conditions continue to aid firefighters in strengthening and holding fire lines. Unburned areas of brush, within containment lines, may continue to periodically burn.

The Evacuation Shelter at Foresthill High School is now closed.

As of 10 am this morning, all roads will be open to residents with valid ID. Firefighters continue fire suppression efforts, strengthening fire lines. Smoke may be visible as unburned areas of brush, within containment lines, periodically burn. Fire line repair is underway in all areas of the fire.

Evacuations/Road Closures: Residents of the Foresthill Communities are requested to not travel west into the canyon on Yankee Jims Road until further notice, due to continuing fireline and road rehabilitation.  

Phone Numbers  (530) 823-4083 (Robbers Fire Information Line) 

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