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Cherry Fire

Unit Information

Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1809 Fairlane Road Yreka California 96097
Yreka, CA 96097

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The Cherry Fire started at 7:47 p.m. 6/27/2018. Multiple resources responded to the fire near the rock quarry next to Horse Creek off of Highway 96. As of 7:30 a.m. this morning 6/30/2018, the fire is at 63 acres and 90% containment. The incident has transitioned from Type 3 to a Type 4. Crews will continue to monitor the fire and mop up hot spots. This will be the last update unless significant activity occurs.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginWednesday June 27th, 2018 approx. 07:45 PM
LocationRock Quarry off of Highway 96 near Horse Creek.
Incident CommanderRose, US Forest Service
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates41.827 latitude, -122.994 longitude

Current Situation

Size63 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Fuels Involved


Significant Events

The fire transitioned from a Type 3 Incident to a Type 4 Incident at 7:30 a.m. this morning.


Planned Actions

Crews will continue to secure and mop up the fire line today, 6/30/2018. They have made excellent progress in securing the fire.


Today will be the last update unless significant activity occurs.

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