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Beaver Fire


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


Approximate Location

41.93 latitude, -122.869 longitude

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
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%
Estimated Containment DateSunday August 24th, 2014 approx. 10:00 PM
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.


Planned Actions

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.

Unit Information

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

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