UPDATES: Community Of Kyburz Now Under Evacuation Orders Due To Caldor Fire

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EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — The latest connected the Caldor Fire successful El Dorado County:

6:16 a.m.

Several caller evacuation orders person been issued for the Caldor Fire aboriginal Wednesday morning.

The pursuing areas person been ordered to evacuate immediately:

South of Highway 50 from Ice House Road to Silver Fork Road, including the assemblage of Kyburz.

North of Highway 50 from Ice House Road to Silver Fork Road, including Ice House Reservoir, Union Valley Reservoir, and Loon Lake.

Update to Evacuation Orders from the @ElDoradoSheriff for the #CaldorFire. pic.twitter.com/tZKPxCd0Da

— CAL FIRE AEU (@CALFIREAEU) August 18, 2021

Further, owed to occurrence evacuations, the pursuing schools volition beryllium closed connected Wednesday:

Gold Oak Union School District: Gold Oak Elementary School & Pleasant Valley Middle School

Pioneer Union School District: Walt Tyler Elementary, Pioneer Elementary, Mountain Creek Middle School

Previous day’s updates below: 

9:56 p.m.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says the evacuation centers successful Diamond Springs and Cameron Park are astatine capacity. They impulse residents to usage the evacuation halfway astatine Green Valley Church, which is astatine 3500 Missouri Flat Road, Placerville.

Also, California has secured national assistance to enactment the effect to the Caldor Fire.

9:15 p.m.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has issued evacuation orders for each areas betwixt Mormon Emigrant Trail and Highway 88.

8:03 p.m.

For the archetypal clip today, determination are mandatory evacuations successful effect northbound of Highway 50.

Mandatory Evacuations (source: Eldorado NF):

  • South broadside of Highway 50 northbound of Sly Park to widen westbound to Shows Road.
  • North broadside of Highway 50 from Larsen Drive to the westbound and Ice House to the east.

Evacuation Warnings:

  • Crystal Basin northbound of Highway 50 to see the country of Loon Lake Ice House, and Union Valley Reservoir.
  • Area southbound of Highway 50 from Ice House Road to Kyburz, extending southbound of Highway 88.

CALFIRE says resources are coming from downstate for the Caldor Fire.

“We person continuously brought successful further resources overnight and passim the time from Southern California and different areas that person not yet been affected and are not presently predicting important winds”

Watch: CBS13 toured portion of Grizzly Flats to amusement residents what was standing.

6:47 p.m.

The Red Cross is opening up an evacuation structure astatine Green Valley Community Church, which is astatine 3500 Missouri Flat Road successful Placerville.

As a effect of the #CaldorFire successful #ElDorado and #Amador counties, an #evacuation #shelter is opening at:
Green Valley Community Church
3500 Missouri Flat Rd
Placerville CA 95667
El Dorado County pic.twitter.com/UwNLD8sniG

— American Red Cross California Gold Country Region (@ARCGoldCountry) August 18, 2021

6:35 p.m.

CBS13 reporters shared these updates Monday:

I took this video astir noon today. The #CaldorFire has exploded to 30,000 arces @CBSSacramento pic.twitter.com/57eAaHmQSr

— Renee Santos (@RSantosTV) August 18, 2021

Lots of yellowish portion up marking homes nether mandatory evacuation orders astir the #CaldorFire. Some leaving, immoderate not. Pleasant Balley residents are present being told to evacuate. pic.twitter.com/ogIRNMKygE

— stevelarge (@largesteven) August 18, 2021

6:18 p.m.

All hotels successful the Placerville country are wholly booked. Management astatine Best Western determination tells CBS13 they’ve turned 100-plus evacuees distant aft booking their past country aboriginal this morning. They besides accidental each hotels down to Folsom are full.

5:48 p.m.

Cal Fire held a gathering Tuesday nighttime to sermon the latest developments successful the Caldor Fire. Here are the main points of the meeting:

  • 30,000 acres burned (yesterday acres burned were 1,400); zero containment.
  • Roughly 242 unit members are battling the fire.
  • Officials are considering a afloat forest-wide closure.
  • The occurrence has crossed Mormon Emigrant Trail
  • Crews expect continual south/southwest travel of upwind tonight, which volition support the occurrence flowing successful a northerly direction.
  • In airy of rumors of looters successful the area, 30-40 sheriff’s deputies successful the country of occurrence successful information teams to support homes.
  • There was nary reply arsenic to whether oregon not h2o sources volition beryllium impacted.
  • Crews are asking the nationalist for patience arsenic they combat the fire.
  • There’s nary connection connected a timeline of erstwhile radical could perchance caput backmost location and measure damages.

5:05 p.m.

Cal Fire says the occurrence has burned 30,000 acres and is 0% percent contained.

Watch the latest unrecorded update here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=319885566584155

#caldorfire gaining ground- and quickly- it’s present astatine 30,000 acres. It was 6,500 this morning. @CBSSacramento

— Marissa Perlman (@MPerlmanNews) August 18, 2021

4:25 p.m.

The pursuing areas are presently nether mandatory evacuation orders:

  • Pollock Pines
  • East of Sly Park Road
  • South of Highway 50 up to Ice House Road, including northbound of Mormon Immigrant Trail and Jenkinson Lake
  • Grizzly Flats/Somerset eastbound of Mt. Aukum Road
  • Happy Valley

Governor Newsom has proclaimed a authorities of exigency successful El Dorado County owed to the fire.

4:12 p.m.

Other quality outlets are reporting a fig of structures damaged; however, determination is nary authoritative appraisal of harm astatine this time, says a occurrence spokesperson.

3:53 p.m.

Cal Fire reports that the Caldor Fire has burned 6,500 acres and is 0% contained.

(This is simply a simplification successful the full acreage Cal Fire reported earlier of 8,000 acres.)

3:50 p.m.

Placerville Police pass that WB Highway 50 volition beryllium congested arsenic radical from the Pollock Pines permission their homes. Manual postulation power volition beryllium implemented and officers volition not let transverse postulation during these times.

3:44 p.m.

The Diamond Springs evacuation halfway has been closed and has moved to Cameron Park. Here are the evacuation centers presently open:

  • Cameron Park (CSD, 2502 Country Club Drive, Cameron Park)
  • Large Animal Shelter (Amador County Fairgrounds, 18621 Sherwood St., Plymouth, (Empire Street Gate)
  • Small Animal Shelter: (530) 621-5795

3:30 p.m.

Highway 50 from Meyers to Ice House Road whitethorn beryllium closed successful the adjacent mates of hours owed to the Caldor Fire, the CHP says. They impulse radical leaving South Lake Tahoe to bash truthful arsenic soon arsenic imaginable and use alternate routes specified arsenic SR-89 to I-80 oregon US-50 to I-395.

BE PREPARED!

US-50 from Meyers to Ice House Rd. whitethorn beryllium closed successful the adjacent mates hours owed to the Caldor occurrence successful El Dorado County.

Please program accordingly. Leave South Lake Tahoe arsenic soon arsenic possible. Use alternate routes specified arsenic SR-89 to I-80 oregon US-50 to I-395. pic.twitter.com/WodluNYeSW

— CHP South Lake Tahoe (@CHPSouthLake) August 17, 2021

2:49 p.m.

The Diamond Springs Fire Hall evacuation halfway is present full, Cal Fire says.

Evacuees are being urged to spell to the Cameron Park CSD astatine 2502 Country Club Drive.

People with ample animals tin caput to the Amador County Fairgrounds astatine 18621 Sherwood Street successful Plymouth.

A representation with the latest details connected evacuation orders tin beryllium recovered here: https://eldoradocounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=c995bf3816964e948d7d831d3ba938ff

1:15 p.m.

Mandatory evacuation orders are present successful effect for parts of Pollock Pines.

According to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s, the pursuing areas are present nether evacuation orders:

  • East of Sly Park Road.
  • South of Hwy 50 up to Ice House Road.
  • North of Mormon Emigrant Trail (including Jenkinson’s/Sly Park Lake).

Evacuation warnings are besides successful effect for the pursuing areas:

  • South of Hwy 50 to Pleasant Valley Road.
  • From Sly Park Road, westbound to Snows Road and Newtown Road, including the assemblage of Rancho Del Sol.

#CaldorFire CALDOR FIRE News Release – Evacuations pic.twitter.com/VLWEn6IyEX

— EldoradoNF (@EldoradoNF) August 17, 2021

Evac Centers:
✅Diamond Springs Fire Hall is FULL
✅Cameron Park CSD, 2502 Country Club Drive,
Cameron Park
✅Large Animal Shelter:
Amador County Fairgrounds, 18621 Sherwood
St, Plymouth, (Empire Street Gate)
✅Small Animal Shelter: (530) 621-5795

— CAL FIRE AEU (@CALFIREAEU) August 17, 2021

12:55 p.m.

Tuesday’s Red Flag Warning has present been extended done 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Gusty winds are predicted for the mountains and portions of the Sacramento Valley starting aboriginal Tuesday afternoon. Coupled with the highly adust conditions, the occurrence information level is critical.

⚠️Red Flag Warning is present successful effect from 1pm contiguous done 8pm Wednesday for the mountains & portions of the Sacramento Valley owed to gusty winds & highly adust conditions.

Are you prepared for wildfire? Visit https://t.co/4PbDmtOuXj for preparedness tips. #CAwx #CAfire pic.twitter.com/vxpWZk0M0h

— NWS Sacramento (@NWSSacramento) August 17, 2021

11:46 a.m.

Placerville authorities accidental they are intimately monitoring the Caldor Fire burning nearby, but accidental determination is nary denotation astatine this constituent that it’s moving towards the city. 

People are being urged to motion up for El Dorado County’s CodeRED notification strategy to cognize if and erstwhile evacuation orders person been fixed out. 

10:15 a.m.

Evacuation orders person present been issued for the Sly Park country owed to the Caldor Fire, authorities say. 

An evacuation informing has besides been fixed to the Pollock Pines area. 

#CaldorFire EDSO has issued caller evacuation orders for Sly Park country and a Warning for Pollock Pines area. Make definite you person signed up for Code Red alert system.

— EldoradoNF (@EldoradoNF) August 17, 2021

9:48 a.m.

As the Caldor Fire grows, its way of demolition is besides becoming much clear.

No nonstop fig of homes destroyed oregon damaged has been released astatine this point, but it’s wide that galore houses person been lost.

Starting to spot a batch of the #CaldorFire demolition astatine Evergreen Dr and String Canyon @GoodDaySac @CBSSacramento @JohnDabkovich @DinaKupfer pic.twitter.com/lZro6Ns5j0

— DG (@CameraGuyDave1) August 17, 2021

Lots of homes successful way of #CaldorFire are gone. @GoodDaySac @CBSSacramento @DinaKupfer @at_clausen @JohnDabkovich pic.twitter.com/CLo0tQ0x2H

— DG (@CameraGuyDave1) August 17, 2021

The unpredictable quality of the Caldor Fire has besides forced our ain quality unit to beryllium escorted retired of imaginable danger.

#CalFire escorting america retired thru the #CaldorFire connected String Canyon Rd! @GoodDaySac @CBSSacramento @allyaredas @DinaKupfer @JohnDabkovich #CaliforniaFires #wildfires pic.twitter.com/WSOeeMrU9T

— DG (@CameraGuyDave1) August 17, 2021

7:25 a.m.

New evacuation orders person been issued aboriginal Tuesday greeting for the Caldor Fire.

The pursuing areas are affected:

Grizzly Flats/Somerset
• All roads disconnected of Grizzly Flat Rd., eastbound of Mt. Aukum Rd. successful Somerset (Known arsenic Four Corners) into Grizzly Flats Proper
Happy Valley
• All roads disconnected of Happy Valley Road, eastbound of Mt. Aukum Rd. successful Somerset to Sciaroni

The caller evacuation orders came aft much residents were ordered to permission precise aboriginal Tuesday morning. These areas included:

Grizzly Flats
• Henry Diggins disconnected Caldor Rd
• Areas of Grizzly Flats from Grizzly Flats Rd & Arctic Lane, eastbound to include:
o Consumnes Mine Rd o String Canyon Rd
o Sciaroni Road o Capps Crossing eastbound to North South Rd
o North to String Canyon Road

Happy Valley
• Happy Valley Rd from Sweeneys Crossing to Sciaroni Rd

As of Tuesday morning, the Caldor Fire has grown to 6,500 acres.

Previous day’s updates below:

11:45 p.m.

Due to rapidly expanding occurrence Monday night, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has issued mandatory evacuations notices for the Grizzly Flats.

#CaldorFire 11:45 pm. Due to rapidly expanding occurrence contiguous the El Dorado County Sheriff has issued mandatory evacuations notices for the Grizzly Flats.

— EldoradoNF (@EldoradoNF) August 17, 2021

7:34 p.m.

MANDATORY EVACUATON ORDERS person been issued for the pursuing areas: Creek South of Caldor Road
Barney Ridge East of Omo Ranch Road
Omo Ranch Road to North South Road
Caldor country including North South Road
Pi’Pi Valley up to Armsrong Hill

— EldoradoNF (@EldoradoNF) August 17, 2021

11:14 a.m.

The evacuation announcement for the Leoni Meadows and Big Mountain areas person present been upgraded to Mandatory Evacuation Orders, authorities say.

According to the El Dorado National Forest, the sheriff’s bureau notified homeowners successful those areas of the evacuation orders connected Monday morning.

8:30 a.m.

The Caldor Fire has present grown to 754 acres arsenic of Monday morning, the wood work reports. 

No containment is reported astatine this point. 

Yesterday, smoky conditions grounded fixed-wing craft that could person helped conflict the fire. Helicopters are inactive helping successful the firefight, however. 

Firefighters volition beryllium continuing to physique lines wherever possible. 

High temperatures coupled with gusty winds are giving firefighters origin for interest connected Monday. 

Previous day’s updates below:

Mandatory evacuations are successful spot for a caller vegetation occurrence adjacent Grizzly Flats successful El Dorado County.

The Caldor Fire was reported Saturday astatine astir 7 p.m. and is estimated astatine 400 acres with zero containment, arsenic of Sunday afternoon, according to the ElDorado National Forest Service.

It is located astir 1 mile eastbound of Omo Ranch, burning successful the country of Middle Fork Cosumnes River.

Firefighters study that challenging terrain and acheronian made accessing the occurrence hard and it burned actively passim the night.

There are presently 90 unit assigned to the fire, with further resources en route.

An evacuation halfway has been acceptable up astatine the Diamond Springs Fire Hall astatine 501 Pleasant Valley Road.

The origin of the occurrence is nether investigation.

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