Robbers Fire

Over three days, the Robbers Fire had consumed 1,157 acres in the American River Canyon and was still only 10 percent contained according to Cal Fire.
Robbers Fire Over three days, the Robbers Fire had consumed 1,157 acres in the American River Canyon and was still only 10 percent contained according to Cal Fire.
Smoke quickly rises as the Robbers Fire spreads.

Credit: Chris Chavez
Robbers Fire Smoke Smoke quickly rises as the Robbers Fire spreads. Credit: Chris Chavez
A small army of firefighters continued to battle the wildfire in Placer County on Friday as the effort stretched into its third day.
Robbers Fire Smoke 2 A small army of firefighters continued to battle the wildfire in Placer County on Friday as the effort stretched into its third day.
The fight to contain the fire has been exacerbated by the rugged terrain, making it difficult for engines to access the blaze and forcing the fight to the air.
Robbers Fire Air Drop The fight to contain the fire has been exacerbated by the rugged terrain, making it difficult for engines to access the blaze and forcing the fight to the air.
The weather Friday is expected to be significantly cooler than the triple digits of the past two days, but strong winds could pose a problem for firefighters.
Robbers Fire Smoke 3 The weather Friday is expected to be significantly cooler than the triple digits of the past two days, but strong winds could pose a problem for firefighters.
A view submitted photo of a view of the smoke from the Rollins Reservoir.

Credit: Anna Trinidad
Robbers Fire Smoke 4 A view submitted photo of a view of the smoke from the Rollins Reservoir. Credit: Anna Trinidad
Firefighters battle the Robbers Fire from the air.
Robbers Fire Helicopter Firefighters battle the Robbers Fire from the air.
There are 1,800 personnel working the fire, focusing on the area around Yankee Jims Road and the community of Iowa Hill. No structures have been damaged yet but 150 homes have been evacuated, affecting about 300 people.
Robbers Fire Flames There are 1,800 personnel working the fire, focusing on the area around Yankee Jims Road and the community of Iowa Hill. No structures have been damaged yet but 150 homes have been evacuated, affecting about 300 people.
The Red Cross moved its evacuation center on Friday afternoon from the Veterans Memorial Hall in Forestill to the high school, located at 23319 Foresthill Road. Residents displaced by the fire can go there for food, shelter and counseling services. The larger high school site also has showers available.
Foresthill Shelter The Red Cross moved its evacuation center on Friday afternoon from the Veterans Memorial Hall in Forestill to the high school, located at 23319 Foresthill Road. Residents displaced by the fire can go there for food, shelter and counseling services. The larger high school site also has showers available.
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