The Electra Fire started July 4th, near the town of Jackson in Calaveras County, California. Courtney Aviation provided Initial Attack, continued coverage and hotspot mapping with perimeter updates. Night missions were flown for National Infrared Operations, and coordination with CalFIRE helicopter 101 on July 6th to perform progressive firefighting capabilities at night with water drops. Courtney Aviation also provided hotspot detection during post-fire phase for seek-and-destroy efforts by ground crews.
The Electra Fire was active in Calaveras and Amador Counties for a total of 120 days, burning a total 4,478 acres. 452 structures were threatened by this incident.