State ID: NV
3 letter designator: ???
Fire name: James
Location: James Valley Loop and Jacks Valley
Reported acres: 40-50
Rate of spread: Rapid
Report on Conditions: Wind Driven fire, evacs in progress
Structure threat: Yes
Radio channels:
Scanner link: https://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/6413/web
Webcam link: http://www.alertwildfire.org/tahoe/firecams.html Bald Mt Cam
Agency Website:


Helicopter 516 off the Eldorado is enroute.


#JamesFire-Voluntary evacuations are in order. Please follow directions from emergency personnel. An evacuation center has been activated at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center. https://t.co/31BmQXDFbM pic.twitter.com/HpyWn9394f

— Douglas County, NV (@CountyofDouglas) July 9, 2018


Per NWS Reno, the next several hours will see RH’s of 8-12% and west winds 15-20 with gusts to 30-35 mph.


Cal Fire T-88, along with 3 SEATS and a type 1 tanker enroute.



Per the cam views look like the fire is running out of steam…


Forward Spread stopped


The ground crews did good work on this one before it climbed the hills. Good smoke visible from Lake Tahoe for about 3 hours.