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Coffee Fire Area & Trail Closure - Forest Order 14-14-06 - August 21, 2014
SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST Order No. 14-14-06Coffee Fire Area and Trail Closure Pursuant to 16 USC 551 and 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), and to provide for public safety, the following acts are... more

INCIDENT UPDATED 9/3/2014

Approximate Location

41.141 latitude, -122.805 longitude

Incident Overview

Coffee Fire Information Map August 11, 2014

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The Coffee fire is 95% contained and is in patrol status. The Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team Assessment and recommendation report is pending. A Resource Advisor is continuing to look at suppression repair. This is the last update to Inciweb until a significant event changes the status of the fire.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday July 30th, 2014 approx. 08:30 PM
Location10 miles northwest of Trinity Center,CA on the Shasta Trinity National Forest in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
Incident DescriptionWildland Fire

Current Situation

Total Personnel90
Size6,258 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained95%
Fuels Involved

Timber and brush

Significant Events

Handcrews continue to make headway as they mop-up in the Bravo division on the North Fork of the Coffee Creek Drainage, securing line from falling and rolling materials and debris which can breach the containment lines

Outlook

Planned Actions

Aerial Resources are supporting handcrews. Some bucket work is being conducted.

Projected Incident Activity

The fire is currently 6,258 acres and is 95% contained. Crews will continue to construct handline to tie in retardant drops to existing line along the North Fork of the Coffee Creek Drainage. Demob of resources will continue over the next 24-48 hours. The Type 3 IMT plans to transition the fire back to local fire resources under a Type 4 Command by Sunday.

Remarks

All information pertaining to the fire can be obtained by calling the PAO office at the Shasta Trinity National Forest: 530-226-2494.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

A cooling trend and more seasonable temperatures are aiding crews as they work towards containment.

Unit Information

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Shasta - Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002

Incident Contacts

Public Information Office
Phone: 530-226-2500 ext. 2322
Public Information Officer
Phone: 231-590-7004
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