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Modoc July Complex


Approximate Location

41.888 latitude, -120.79 longitude

Incident Overview

The Modoc July Complex is comprised of 15 fires on the Modoc National Forest, scattered throughout the Big Valley, Doublehead and Devil's Garden Ranger Districts. The Complex is under the command of the Northern California Interagency Incident Management Team 2 (NorCal Team 2).

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday July 01st, 2014 approx. 09:00 PM
Incident CommanderMike Deblois
Incident DescriptionType 4

Current Situation

Total Personnel30
Size1,641 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSunday July 06th, 2014 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

grass, brush, juniper


Planned Actions

On Wednesday, July 9th at 6:00 a.m. Norcal Team 2 will transfer command of the fire back to the Modoc NF to be managed by local resources. This will be the final update for the Gulch Fire by Norcal Team 2. Fire information will continue to be available through the Modoc National Forest.

Projected Incident Activity

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A total of 524 personnel are currently assigned to the Ambrose Fire Camp.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Forecasts call for thunderstorms with little to no moisture to move across the fire area beginning today and continuing through Wednesday.

Unit Information

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Modoc National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
225 W. 8th St.
Alturas, CA 96101

Incident Contacts

Punky Moore
Phone: 530-233-8713

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