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Trailhead Fire Grows To 1,000 Acres

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UPDATE 6:39 p.m.: The Trailhead Fire near Todd Valley in Placer and El Dorado counties is now 1,000 acres and 12 percent contained.

The El Dorado County Sheriff has issued mandatory evacuations for the following roads: Mameluke Hill Road, East side of from Canyon Creek to Bottle Hill, Bottle Hill Road, East from the intersection of Cement Hill Road, Roanoak, Bear Flat, Bear Flat South, Bottle HI, Antwine, Jinnor, Kelliher, South of Otter Creek, N Hyder, S Hyder, Miners Delight, Air Shaft, Little Miner, Breedlove Road, North of Canyon Creek, La Cresta Drive, Strawn, Mining Claim, Paymaster Loop, Otter Creek Road, South of Otter Creek, Four Wheeler Drive, Earthsong Lane, Slow Go Road, Bottle Hill Bypass, Rowdy Road, Stag Lane, Dru Barner, North of Wentworth Springs Road, Tierra Lane, NF 13N16a, Garden Tower Lane, Hobby Horse Lane, Wolf Ridge Road, Kentucky Flat, North of Wentworth Springs to Otter Creek, First Otter Creek

An evacuation shelter has been established at Golden Sierra High School at 5101 Garden Valley Road in Garden Valley, and this shelter can accommodate small animals.  All large animals need to be transported to 1100 Cold Springs Road, where Animal Services has arranged for accommodations.

The Placer County Sheriff's Office has issued mandatory evacuations for the following roads: Skyview Terrace Mobile Home Park, Oakwood Ct., Vinewood Ct.,Trail Head Ct., Green Pine Ct., Alton Trail Ct., Gray Ct., Tevis Ct., White Tail Ct., Nugget Dr.

The Red Cross has established an evacuation shelter at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn at the Sierra Building. Animals can be taken to the Gold Country Fairgrounds as well.


UPDATE 12:47 p.m. CAL FIRE is now reporting more 2,444 structures threatened by the Trailhead Fire. It's still burning 650 acres at 5 percent containment.

Evacuation information available through Placer County.

The Red Cross is moving the evacuation center from Foresthill High School to the Gold Country Fairgrounds  in Auburn at the Sierra Building. Animals are alllowed at the fairgrounds as well. 

 


UPDATE 7:58 a.m. CAL FIRE says the Trailhead Fire in Placer and El Dorado counties has grown to 350 acres and is only 5 percent contained.

The wildfire has prompted mandatory evacuations in communities near Foresthill and Foresthill High School has been turned into an evacuation center.

CAL FIRE says 400 structures are threatened. The fire is burning in steep and inaccessible terrain in an area off Drivers Flat Road, near Todd Valley.

More than 200 firefighters have been deployed. Calfire says the wildfire started yesterday afternoon, just before 2. The cause is under investigation.

Mandatory Evacuations: Oakwood Ct, Vinewood Ct, Trail Head Ct, Green Pine Ct. Evacuation Advisory in place for: White Tail Ct Alton Trail, Gray Ct, Tevis Ct.

Road Closures:   Road closed at Nugget Dr and Oakwood Ln