Minerva 5 Fire

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Minerva 5 Fire


Approximate Location

39.906 latitude, -120.972 longitude

Incident Overview

Fire Perimeter Map August 10 (jpeg)

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08/16 - The Minerva Fire is 100% contained as of 5:00pm yesterday. The perimeter will continue to be patroled and any necessary mop-up will be accomplished. Maps and other information regarding area rehabilitation will be added to this site intermittantly in addition to being published on Facebook.com/usfsplumas.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday July 29th, 2017 approx. 09:00 AM
Locationsouth of Quincy
Incident CommanderDustan Mueller & James Lico (Trainee), Plumas National Forest
Incident DescriptionWildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel128
Size4,310 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday August 16th, 2017 approx. 05:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Timber (litter & understory)

Closed Timber Litter

Fuels within the fire vicinity are mixed conifer, oak and brush.

Significant Events

Backing, Creeping, Smoldering. Interior islands will continue to flare-up. The fire will have activity within the interior.


Planned Actions

Crews will contiue to deal with any necessary mop-up and to patrol perimeter.

Projected Incident Activity

No current threats; slight smoke production is only impact


There are no anticipated threats to private property and slight smoke is the only impact. There is a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) in place over the fire area and the area closure remains in effect.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns


Unit Information

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Plumas National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
159 Lawrence Street Quincy California 95971
Quincy, CA 95971

Incident Contacts

Fire Information
Email: ledlund@fs.fed.us
Phone: 530-283-7650
Hours: 7am-7pm
Minerva Fire Information
Email: mjimenezholtz@fs.fed.us
Phone: 530-283-7883
Hours: 7am-7pm
Minerva Fire Information
Email: Minervafireinformation@gmail.com
Phone: 530-616-8481
Hours: 7am-8pm
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