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Point Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Eldorado NF Information
Phone: 530-334-6477

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday October 26th, 2020 approx. 06:30 AM
Incident CommanderRyan Waggoner
Coordinates39.003 latitude, -120.482 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel134
Size93 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%

Outlook

Planned Actions

To prevent the fire from spreading to private property, surrounding communities, and values at risk. Keep the fire:

• South of Bear Springs

• West of the 14N20 RD

• East of North Wallace Canyon

• North of Desert Cold Springs

Projected Incident Activity

Similar weather will continue into the middle part of the week with low daytime

humidity and poor to moderate overnight humidity recoveries. Overall not much

wind except except for locally breezy winds overnight. The pattern does shift late

this week with increased onshore winds which will bring improved humidity both

during the day and overnight. There will also be a chance for light showers Friday

into the weekend

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Overall we will see no major changes in the weather pattern over the next

several days. Low daytime humidity will continue with poor to moderate

overnight recoveries. Locally breezy winds up to 16 mph can be expected

at night with lighter winds during the day.

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