On day four of the jones fire cal fire determined the jones fire was started by lightning. Fire origins mark the fire fighter s best guess of where the fire started.
The season is a part of the 2020 western united states wildfire season as of the end of the year 9 639 fires had burned 4 177 856 acres 1 690 718 ha more than 4 of the state s.
California fire map jones. The 2020 california wildfire season was characterized by a record setting year of wildfires that burned across the state of california as measured during the modern era of wildfire management and record keeping. There have been three heat related injuries one minor laceration and three with poison oak cal fire said in a. Cal fire says two smaller fires the shady fire and the boysen fire merged and became part of.
This map contains four different types of data. There are two major types of current fire information. Vegetation fire at jones bar road at newtown road burned past fires lines and is steep terrain.
The jones fire is still 705 acres but is now 55 contained according to cal fire. The fire began on the south yuba. As of tuesday afternoon the jones fire had burned about 550 acres said the nevada yuba placer unit of the california department of forestry and fire protection.
Fire perimeter and hot spot data. Officials say the wildfire is now 705 acres but is only 10 contained. These data are used to make highly accurate perimeter maps for firefighters and other emergency personnel but are generally updated only once every 12 hours.
Get breaking news and live updates including. The data is provided by calfire. Fire perimeter data are generally collected by a combination of aerial sensors and on the ground information.
An interactive map of wildfires burning across the bay area and california including the silverado fire in orange county and the glass fire in napa.