Beaver Fire Closure Amendment, 9-5-14
Effective 9/5/14, the Klamath National Forest has amended the closure order for the National Forest System lands, roads and trails in the vicinity of the Beaver Fire. For further details, please see.. more
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Wednesday July 30th, 2014 approx. 05:00 PM|
|Location||16 miles NW of Yreka, CA, along Hwy. 96 at Beaver Creek.|
|Incident Commander||ICT 3 Ronald McEwen & Mike Demello (T), USFS|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Sunday August 24th, 2014 approx. 10:00 PM|
Decadent timber, shrub understory with no significant fire history.
The fire continues to consume heavy fuels, duff and litter inside the control lines.
Patrol and mop-up fireline, continue suppression repair and backhaul.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Fire should remain inside established containment lines.
Acreage breakdown by ownership: Private lands: 17,881 acres, Klamath National Forest 14,615 acres. Acreage change due to better mapping. Structures destroyed in the fire: five outbuildings and one barn. The Beaver Fire area remains under an emergency closure which was amended 9/5/14.