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Dobe Fire

Unit Information

Modoc National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
800 W. 12th St Alturas California 96101
Alturas, CA 96101

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July 14 Dobe Fire Update

The Dobe Fire, adjacent to State Highway 139 north of Dry Lake, is now 410 acres and 50 percent contained.

A morning smoke inversion may cause travel constraints through the fire area. Reduced fire behavior was seen overnight. A Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low humidity has been issued for today with a chance of lightning tonight and tomorrow.

The fire remains under local management. CALFIRE and Basin Ambulance are assisting along with volunteer fire departments including Adin, Cal Pines and Tulelake.

Two medium helicopters are working the incident today with water drops. Phone line crews will begin repairs today.

The cause of this fire is under investigation.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginThursday July 13th, 2017 approx. 03:00 PM
LocationHwy 139 North of Dry Lake near Dobie Flat
Coordinates41.777 latitude, -121.305 longitude

Current Situation

Size410 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass and brush

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Smoke inversion affecting highway travel

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