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Beaver Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 10/1/2014

Approximate Location

41.93 latitude, -122.869 longitude

Incident Overview

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The Beaver Fire Area Closure Order
has been terminated effective Sept. 28, 2014.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday July 30th, 2014 approx. 05:00 PM
Location16 miles NW of Yreka, CA, along Hwy. 96 at Beaver Creek.
Incident CommanderICT 3 Ronald McEwen & Mike Demello (T), USFS
Incident DescriptionWildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel252
Size32,496 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Decadent timber, shrub understory with no significant fire history.

Significant Events

The fire continues to consume heavy fuels, duff and litter inside the control lines.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Patrol and mop-up fireline, continue suppression repair and backhaul.

Projected Incident Activity

Fire should remain inside established containment lines.

Remarks

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.

Unit Information

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Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1711 S. Main Street
Yreka, CA 96097

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