Sandy Fire

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Sandy Fire

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Approximate Location

40.804 latitude, -123.375 longitude

Incident Overview

This photo shows a Smokejumper exiting the plane over the Sandy Fire

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The Sandy Fire was located north of Hwy 299 between Del Loma and Burnt Ranch. Hand Crews, Smokejumpers, Engines, Helicopters, and Air Tankers are among the resources that responded to the fire.

The Sandy Fire is now 100% contained.

Drones: While there has been no drone activity reported over the fire, drones interfere with firefighting efforts. Anyone who hampers firefighting efforts could face criminal charges as well. For more information on drones the public can visit the FAA’s website at “If you fly, we can’t!”

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginWednesday August 02nd, 2017 approx. 08:29 AM
LocationNorth of Hwy 299 west of Del Loma
Incident CommanderWright
Incident DescriptionWildfire West Of Del Loma

Current Situation

Size32 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved


Unit Information

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Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway Redding California 96002
Redding, CA 96002

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