Ruth Complex

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Ruth Complex

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Approximate Location

40.209 latitude, -123.351 longitude

Incident Overview

Saturday, August 26, 2017

InciWeb pages for the Ruth Complex will no longer be updated unless the fire situation changes. All fires are contained and repair work is complete. Call the Mad River Ranger District (707) 442-1721 with questions about the Ruth Complex.

August 26, 2017 Smoke Report

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginWednesday August 09th, 2017 approx. 09:45 AM
LocationMad River Ranger District, south of Ruth Lake.
Incident CommanderForest Ford, Type 4 IC, Mad River Ranger District, Six Rivers National Forest

Current Situation

Total Personnel101
Size4,736 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained97%
Fuels Involved

Tall Grass, Brush, Timber


Planned Actions

Firefighters will perform suppression repair, patrol and monitor contained fires, and continue to support the Six Rivers National Forest with initial attack should the need arise.

Projected Incident Activity

Vegetation starting to rekindle near the fireline.


Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Unit Information

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Six Rivers National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
118 Fortuna Blvd. Fortuna California 95540
Eureka, CA 95501

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