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Approximate Location

38.59 latitude, -120.028 longitude

Incident Overview

The Irene Fire is a lightning caused fire burning in the Mokelumne Wilderness east of Summit City Canyon.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday September 14th, 2014 approx. 09:15 AM
LocationMokelumne Wilderness
Incident CommanderICT3 Troy Nelsen / USFS

Current Situation

Total Personnel45
Size94 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained91%
Significant Events

Crews continued to complete mop up and suppression repair as as support for other lightning caused fires in the local area. Helicopters aided in transportation of demobilized crews, excess supplies and equipment.


Planned Actions

The fire will be placed in patrol status and will be patrolled by aircraft, this will be the most efficient way to check for any remaining or future areas of concern. All remaining personnel will be transported out by end of shift tomorrow.


This will be the last update for the Irene Fire

Unit Information

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Eldorado National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
100 Forni RD Placerville California 95667
Placerville, CA 95667

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