The Clear Creek fire is 75 percent contained as of 8 a.m., according to the Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center.
The fire is estimated at 187 acres.
Three air tankers, seven hand crews, three engines, 15 command staff and 80 personnel are still working the fire.
The plan is for crews to hold the perimeter and complete line construction around the fire, Sierra Front said.
It started at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday. Full containment is expected by 5 p.m. Saturday.
No injuries and no loss of structures have been reported.
Motorists are asked to use caution in the area as fire personnel and equipment are present.