EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — The latest on the Patterson Fire burning in El Dorado County:
Cal Fire said the forward progress of the Patterson Fire has stopped. The fire is 35 acres and 35% contained.
#PattersonFire Update: Fire is 35 acres forward progress stopped
— CAL FIRE AEU (@CALFIREAEU) August 16, 2019
The Patterson Fire is now 30 acres and 20% contained.
Sergeant Anthony Prencipe with the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department said all areas of Patterson Road have been opened for repopulation of residents.
The area of Martinez Creek Raod is still closed and under evacuation.
— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) August 16, 2019
Cal Fire said the fire is now approximately 20-25 acres.
The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department said all residences on Patterson Drive from Calico Mine Road South are under Mandatory Evacuation.
- Patterson Road
- Calico Mine Road
- Dutch Mine Road
- Tombstone Court
- Cerrito Road
- No Way Out Court
Evacuation Center is set up at Diamond Springs Fire Hall in Diamond Springs. 3734 China Garden Road, Diamond Springs.
Firefighters are battling a vegetation fire in the area of Church Mine Road and Martinez Creek in El Dorado.
The Patterson fire started around 4:40 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters said it is approximately ten acres and threatening one structure.
16:50 Update: Fire is 10 acres additional resources requested
— CAL FIRE AEU (@CALFIREAEU) August 15, 2019
El Dorado County Dispatch confirms some residents are being evacuated.
The fire has a moderate rate of spread, Cal Fire said.
No injuries have been reported.