Volcanoville Shooting

On Monday, September 15th at approximately 11:00 am, Deputies were dispatched to a shooting on Volcanoville Road.  When Deputies arrived, they discovered a male with what appeared to be a gunshot wound.  The male was flown to a Roseville hospital where his condition is unknown at this time.  Several individuals were detained and are currently being interviewed.  There are no outstanding subjects related to this incident. The identities of the victim and suspect have not been released and a motive is not yet known at this time.

King Fire UPDATE

Cal Fire has put out the following information regarding the King Fire:

The King Fire is currently located in the canyon of the south fork of the American river, northeast of the community of Pollock Pines.  It is approximately 3000 acres and 10% contained and moving east/northeast with a rapid rate of spread.

Road closures are Forebay Road at Blair Road and Forebay Road at Pony Express Trail.

 Mandatory Evacuation Orders are in place for all of the following: Eastside of Forebay Road from King of the Mountain Road to Pony Express Trail.  All roads north of Pony Express Trail from Forebay Road east through Bullion Bend.  White Meadows road and Spring Valley Road are also under mandatory evacuation.

Voluntary evacuation advisories are in place for residents located on the westside of Forebay road from Blair Road to Pony Express trail and the following areas: Badger Hill road, Marmot road, Lucky Mine road, Old Blair Mill road, Apple creek Ct., Applemont Ranch, Chickaree Lane, Longs Creek, Quick silver Road, Quick silver Ct.,  and Baltimore Road.

King Fire Evacuation UPDATE

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services has arranged for the Red Cross to provide sleeping accomodations and meals for evacuees of the King Fire,  at a new Evacuation Center located at the Sierra Ridge Middle School, 2700 Amber Trail, Pollock Pines, Ca. Amber Trail is off of Gold Ridge Trail off of Sly Park Road. The Red Cross will be leaving the previously established site at the Pollock Pines Community Center immediately as the location has lost power.

Thank You Red Cross!

The El Dorado County Chief Administrative Office (CAO) has established a King Fire information line (530-642-7263) and an email adress of kingfireeldoradocounty@gmail.com for questions regaring fire victim assistance, road closures and evacuations.

Cal fire provides an information line (530-647-5218) for questions and information regarding the fire.

We will be posting information as we receive it.


King Fire Evacuation UPDATE

Mandatory evacuation orders have been extended to 15 residences in the area of White Meadows Road from Ice House Road to the end of White Meadows Road. The order includes all roads off of White Meadows Road west of Ice House Road except for Peavine Ridge Road.

King Fire

There is a wildland fire in the area of King of the Mountain​ Dr and Forebay Road in the Pollock Pines area of El Dorado County.
Forebay Road and all tributaries north/east of Forebay Road from Blair Road to Elf Court have been closed with law enforcement personnel stationed at the road closures and patrolling the closed areas. One road block is at Forebay Road and Blair Road with another at Forebay Road and Elf Court.
Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for approximately118 residences in the area north of Forebay Road between Moon Lane and Elf Court to include the roads of;
King of the Mountain Drive
King of the Mountain Court
Katydid Lane
Kodiak Trail
El Camino Drive
Terrrace Drive
Sherman Way
Sherman Court
Cayman Court
Romer Blvd
Deep Haven Road
Canyon Edge Road
Randolph Canyon Road
Gail Court
Sunshadow Drive
Moon Lane
Flatlander Lane
Caprine Hill Trail
Alpine Vila Lane
Law Enforcement personnel are patrolling the evacuated areas. Please stay out of these areas until mandatory evacuation orders have been canceled.
Voluntary evacuations have been advised to approximately 406 residences in the area North of Pony Express Rd from Blair Road east to Forebay Road and South of Forebay Road from Blair Road east to Elf Ct.
The Red Cross had initially established an evacuation site at the Pollock Pines Community Center (2675 Sanders Drive Pollock Pines, Ca) however the location has lost power and the Red Cross is in the process of establishing another location. The Red Cross has reported that they have had approximately 120 people arrive at the Community Center. As soon as the new site is confirmed we will post it.
As soon as personnel in the field advise us of new information we will post it.
Calfire is continually updating their information line at 530-647-5218