Axel Fire Updated 7-10-2017

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Last Modified on July 10, 2017

Axel Fire

Last Updated: July 10, 2017 3:30 pm  
Date/Time Started: July 08, 2017 4:38 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit
County: El Dorado County
Location: Axel Ct & Barrister Ct, Rescue
Acres Burned - Containment: 100 acres - 80% contained.
Evacuations: none
Road Closures: none
Cooperating Agencies: USFS, Garden Valley Fire, Sacramento Metro Fire, El Dorado County Fire, El Dorado Hills Fire, Georgetown Fire, EDSO, BLM
Total Fire Engines: 5
Total Fire Crews: 2
Total Water Tenders: 1
Long/Lat: -120.97111/38.7803

Forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Crew are strengthening containment lines and performing mop up and patrol. Steep difficult terrain is hampering the mop up efforts.