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King Fire Update September 15 AM

Incident: King Fire Wildfire
Released: 9/15/2014

September 15, 2015, 11:00 A.M.

Fire Information Line: (530) 647-5218

County: El Dorado Fire Start: 9/13/14
Current Acreage Burned: 3900 Percent Containment: 10%
Expected Containment Date: TBD Injuries: 1
Structures Threatened: 500 Structures Destroyed: 0
Cause: Unknown
Total Personnel Assigned: 806

Current Situation: The King Fire is located in the canyon of the South Fork of the American River, northeast of the community of Pollock Pines. The fire is currently traveling to the east/northeast, with a rapid rate of spread.

Evacuations: Mandatory Evacuation Orders are in place for the following: Eastside of Forebay Road from King of the Mountain Road to Pony Express Trail. All roads north of Pony Express Trail from Forebay Road east through Bullion Bend. White Meadows Road and Spring Valley Road are also under mandatory evacuation.

Voluntary Evacuation Advisories are in place for residents located west of Forebay Road from Blair Road to Pony Express Trail. Additional Voluntary Evacuation Advisories are in place for Badger Hill Road, Marmot Road, Lucky Mine Road, Old Blair Mill Road, Apple Creek Ct, Applemont Ranch, Chickaree Lane, Longs Creek, Quick Silver Road, Quick Silver Ct, and Baltimore Road.

Evacuation Shelter Location: Sierra Ridge Middle School, 2701 Amber Trail, Pollock Pines

Road Closures: Forebay Road at Blair Road and at Forebay Road at Pony Express Trail.

Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, USFS, EDSO, CHP, Red Cross, Cal OES, El Dorado County Animal Control, Sacramento Regional Type 3 IMT, El Dorado Irrigation District, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Sierra Pacific Industries.

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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