containment

Saturday is targeted for 100 percent King Fire containment

With firefighters gaining the upper hand on the King Fire in Placer and El Dorado counties, containment could come as early as Saturday. The Interagency Incident Management Team c ...

Sept. 1 target date for American Fire containment near Foresthill

Blue skies instead of smoke -- and a target containment date of Sept. 1 instead of uncertainty about the American Fire -- greeted the Placer County Board of Supervisors during a br ...

Robbers Fire containment rises to 80 percent

UPDATE: 6 P.M. JULY 19 - Containment efforts on the Robbers Fire moved closer Thursday. Cal Fire reported 80 percent containment – up from 70 percent Wednesday evening. Full ...