As of 6:00 am today, September 16, 2018 the North Fire is 100% contained. Incident Command has been transferred to a Type 4 Incident Commander. Mop-up, patrol and suppression repair continues in the fire area. Some smoldering may continue in large downed logs in the interior of the fire area.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday September 03rd, 2018 approx. 03:00 PM|
|Location||9 miles northeast from Alta|
|Incident Commander||Gary Wright and Greg Lowdermilk(t)|
|Coordinates||39.278 latitude, -120.663 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Sunday September 16th, 2018 approx. 06:00 AM|
Patchy brush and small timber cover the landscape between lots of various size rock outcroppings.
The fire will continue to smolder and consume scattered large logs inside the fire lines until autumnal precipitation arrives or the fuel is consumed.
Continuing patrol and fire suppression repair.
|Projected Incident Activity|
No forward fire progression is expected if fire stays within containment lines. Some interior 1000 hour fuels (Large Logs) will continue to smolder.
The North Fire transitioned to a Type 4 Incident at 6:00 am on Sunday, September 16, 2018 due to 100% containment within the fire lines. Patrol of the fire area continues.
Onion Valley Campground, North Fork Campground, and Tunnel Mills Campground continues to be closed. A portion of Forest Service Road 19 remains under a soft closure.
Upper level trough along the West Coast will continue to bring cooler than normal temperatures and moderate humidity levels through early this week. Warmer and drier conditions expected for the second half of this week with temperatures rising to near normal levels by midweek.