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Mud Fire

Unit Information

Northern California District
Bureau of Land Management
514 H St Eureka California 95501
Redding, CA, CA 96130

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This incident is no longer being updated.

This is a lightning-caused wildfire burning rangeland grass, sagebrush and juniper trees along U. S. Highway 395 north of the Lassen County community of Litchfield. The fire is 100 percent contained by fire line. This will be the final update.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday August 29th, 2017 approx. 02:30 PM
LocationEast of U. S. Highway 395 north of Litchfield, California
Incident CommanderBLM Northern California District
Incident DescriptionLightning-caused Wildfire
Coordinates40.395 latitude, -120.243 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel13
Size6,042 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

rangeland grasses, sagebrush, juniper


Planned Actions

Hold and maintain and mop up.

Projected Incident Activity

No spread expected. Mop up continuing.


No structures or infrastructure have been damaged or destroyed. Forward progress on the Mud Fire has been stopped. Priority habitat for greater sage-grouse has been burned.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

High temperatures and low relative humidity.

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