North Fire 100 Percent Contained

Cal Fire Firefighters and the Placer County Sheriff's office are responding to a vegetation fire in the Emigrant Gap area of Placer County.

Posted: Sep 3, 2018 5:18 PM
Updated: Sep 17, 2018 8:54 AM

UPDATE 8:44 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 - The North Fire is now 100 percent contained. The blaze charred 1,120 acres in Placer County. 


UPDATE 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 - The North Fire remains at 1,120 acres but is now 97 percent contained. 


UPDATE 9:25 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 - The North Fire remained the same overnight at 1,120 acres and 85 percent containment. 


UPDATE 9:19 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 - The North Fire stayed at 1,120 acres overnight but jumped to 85 percent containment. 


UPDATE 3:33 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 - The North Fire is now 1,120 acres and is 77 percent contained. 


UPDATE 8:58 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 - The North Fire remains at 1,274 acres but is now 43 percent contained. 


UPDATE 12:51 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 - The North Fire is now 1,274 acres and is 17 percent contained. 


UPDATE 10:16 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 - The North Fire is now 999 acres and is 10 percent contained. 

People are being allowed back into the Snowflower RV park only, between 10 am to 2:00 pm today, August 5th, to collect belongings. Authorized personnel will be at the entrance to monitor.


UPDATE 9:13 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 - The North fire has grown to 500 acres and is 10 percent contained. 

Evacuations are in place for the following areas: 

- Yuba Gap Road at I-80 

- Emigrant Gap Road at I-80 

- Crystal Lake Road at Lake Valley Road 

- Onion Valley Campground

- North Fork Campground

- Tunnel Mills Campground

- Lodgepole Campground

- Silvertip Campground 

- Sunflower Campground

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PLACER COUNTY, Calif. - Cal Fire Firefighters are responding to a 200-acre fire, dubbed the North Fire, in the area of Emigrant Gap. 

The fire started just after 4 p.m., according to the Placer County Sheriff's office.

Evacuations are in place for North Fork Campground, Onion Valley Campground and Tunnel Mills Campground on Texas Hill Road. 

Stay tuned for more updates. This is a developing story. 

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