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Petersburg Fire

Unit Information

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

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Petersburg Fire July 3, 2018Image options: [ Full Size ]

The Petersburg Fire started July 1, 2018 at 2:45 p.m. Current size is at 215 acres. Location is three miles south of Petersburg station. Crews have installed a hose lay around the fire and are continuing to mop up and secure the fire line. There is minimal smoke coming from the Petersburg Fire. Containment is now at 90%. At 0700 tomorrow the Petersburg Fire will transition from a Type 3 to a Tpye 4-Isbell IC

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginSunday July 01st, 2018 approx. 02:45 PM
Incident CommanderIsbell, US Forest Service
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates41.085 latitude, -123.051 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel37
Size215 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Fuels Involved



Planned Actions

Crews have installed a hose lay around the fire and will continue to mop up and secure the fire line.

Projected Incident Activity

Fire crews will continue to monitor the incident for spot fires and mop up the interior heat.


Today at 0700, the Petersburg Fire transitioned from a Type 3 to a Type 4- Isbell IC

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Red flag warning in central Siskiyou County today.

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