Helena - Fork Fire

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Helena - Fork Fire

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Approximate Location

40.771 latitude, -123.124 longitude

Incident Overview

This photograph shows the Helena Fire burning in timber on a ridge near Rarick Gulch October 18, 2017

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The Helena-Fork fires were called out on November 15, 2017.

Forest Order# 14-17-05, which was implemented on a fire closure area as the result of the Helena and Fork Fires, is rescinded immediately.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginWednesday August 30th, 2017 approx. 05:15 PM
LocationJunction City & Helena, CA
Incident DescriptionWildland Fire

Current Situation

Size21,846 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Brush, timber, hardwood litter


Projected Incident Activity

fire has been declared out


21,846 acres is a combined acreage for the Helena and Fork Fires.

Unit Information

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

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