Kyburz fire update: The Kyburz fire has burned approximately 100 acres. The fire began as a result of a vehicle fire. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has issued a mandatory evacuation order for the residents of Whitehall, east to the Sand Flat campground.
75 residences/vacation homes have been evacuated along with fifteen camp sites from the Sand Flat Campground. There are 224 assigned personnel fighting the fire. Helicopters and air tankers are being utilized as well.
The Red Cross has set up and is staffing an evacuation center at the Pollock Pines Community Center located at 2675 Sanders Drive in Pollock Pines.