The Mad River and Route complexes have merged for management purposes. For updates on the Mad River and Route complexes, please view the Mad River Inciweb page at http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4436/.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Thursday July 30th, 2015 approx. 06:00 PM|
|Location||Mad River, Dinsmore, Hyampom California|
|Incident Commander||Quentin Johnson - Northern Arizona Type III Incident Management Team|
|Incident Description||Lightning Fires|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Thursday October 01st, 2015 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber (Litter and Understory), Tall Grass (2.5 feet), Chaparral (6 feet). Larger fuels (100 and 1000 hours) continue to dry due to the current hot and dry pattern..
Firefighters continued to patrol the fire perimeter, as well as removing all supplies from the fireline.
Patrol and repair operations are continuing.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Mop up/back haul operations, and fire line suppression and repair will continue.
The Route Complex consists of the Buck Fire and the Johnson Fire.
Total complex area on the Six Rivers National Forest is 18,446 acres and the total complex area on the Shasta-Trinity
National Forest is 17,094 acres. Additionally, within the Route Complex, there are 134 acres of "Other" lands outside
National Forest boundaries.
The total acreage for the Route Complex is:
A Burned Area Emergency Response Team, or Baer Team, has been assigned to the complex and will be assessing the fire area for damage to the ecosystem and forest infrastructure. For more information, please follow the BAER Team link on the right side of the page.
Cooler temperatures will continue for the next two days as a weak trough moves through the northwestern portion of California. With the cooling trend will also come higher humidity and stronger winds across the ridges. Normal seasonal conditions should arrive by the beginning of next week.