Containment of King Fire Grows, Some Roads Reopen

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Containment of the massive King Fire jumped to 17 percent Sunday evening, the U.S. Forest Service tweeted.

As of 6 p.m. Sunday, the USFS reported that the fire’s size is 82,018 acres.

Lower temperatures and increased humidity were said to be a huge help in the firefighting effort.

So far, the fire has either damaged or destroyed at least 10 homes and 22 other buildings.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office reported Sunday that the following streets were reopened:

Bottle Hill Road, Coyote Court, Garden Tower Lane, Hobby Horse Road, Homewood Drive, Lake Avenue, Loop Cutoff Road, Mount Cedar Road, Oso Mesa Court, Our Place Road, Patchwork Lane , Rock Creek Road (north), Tipton Hill Court, Tipton Hill Road, Wolfridge Road

These streets remain evacuated and shut down:

Bear Foot Road, Bear State Road, Bird Nest Lane, Blodgett Forest Road, Bojac Court, Bootjack Mine Road, Carey Ave, Cassill Mine Road, Cecil Lane, Cedar Cable Road, Chiquita Bypass, Christmas Tree Lane, Country Road, Ditch Camp Road, Dry Lakes Trail, Dusty Camp Road, East Carey Avenue, El Bosque, Harmony Lane, Haven Ridge Road, Helix Flat Avenue, Horse Power Drive, Kentucky Flat Road, Little Silver Road, Lodgepole Lane, Lofty Peak Lane, Logging Road, Loop Cutoff Road, Loop Road, Merkel Drive, Middle Loop Road, Midway Loop Road, Narrow Way, Onion Valley Road, Otter Creek Road, Paymaster Mine Road, Peavine Point Road, Piolet Creek Road, Plum Creek Road, Point Lane, Quintette Court, Ringtail Place, Ringtail Road, Robs Cabin Trail, Rubicon Road, Sand Mountain Boulevard, Shotgun Lane, Sleigh Bell, Snowy Way, South Creek Road, South Fork Trail, Spring Tunnel Mine Road, Star Lane Thumper Lane, Stickerbrush Trail, Sunset Peak Lane, Tall Timber Road, Tinsel Trail, Tricometric Trail, Trinity Trail, Tunnel Hill Loop Road, Tunnel Hill Loop, Tunnel HIll Road, Un Road, Volcanoville Road, Wentworth Springs Road (east of Balderston Road), West Carey Court, White Fir Road, Winter Springs, Wild Horse Trail, Woodpecker Road, Yuletide Way, 11 Pines Road, 12 Mile Court, 12 Mile Road