TRUCKEE, Calif. (KTXL) — After an investigation, the Truckee Police Department said officers and CAL FIRE determined the Butterfield Fire was human caused.

Police said a female was arrested and later admitted to investigators she ignited the fire intentionally.

Before she admitted of setting off the fires, the female was arrested after evidence showed she was responsible for setting off several spot fires, which resulted in the vegetation fire.

The identify of the female is not being released due to the on-going investigation.

She’s currently facing numerous arson charges.

At 3: 57 p.m., police issued evacuation orders for the Butterfield Fire, which is north of the Truckee-Tahoe Airport.

The evacuation zone became split into two zones — east and west — due to the fire locating being east of the temporary zone line. TRK-E112-A remains under evacuation order while evacuation orders in TRK-E112-B has been lifted.

The fire is near the Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency plant and east of the Ponderosa Golf Course.   

At 12:49 p.m., the Fire Integrated Real Time Intelligence System (FIRIS) reported in a tweet that fire was 12 acres.

At 2:13, police said forward progress stopped and crews from Truckee Fire, CAL FIRE and Truckee Police will be onsite through the night.

The TTSA waste water treatment functions were not impacted, police said.

As 2:13 p.m., police said the only roads affected and closed are Joerger Drive and Butterfield Dr., as well as the Legacy Trail between Glenshire Drive and downtown Truckee.

There is no public access to the Legacy Trial, as it will remain closed over night with fire crews and equipment on the trail, police said.