Skip to main content

Wilson Fire

Unit Information

Lassen National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2550 Riverside Ave SUSANVILLE California 96130
Susanville, CA 96130

USFS Shield

This incident is no longer being updated.

The Wilson Fire continues to burn Lassen National Forest near the junction of Wilson Lake and Lost Creek roads. The fire is near Wilson Lake. One outbuilding was destroyed during the initial attack stages of this fire. No fire growth was reported as the fire received scattered rainfall. Fire Suppression Repair will be looked at assessed where appropriate. Evacuations have been lifted for Feather River Rod and Gun Club but a soft road closures remain in effect for firefighter safety.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginFriday September 28th, 2018 approx. 12:00 PM
LocationApproximately 10 miles NW Chester, Calif. near Wilson Lake
Incident CommanderDavid Soldavini ICT4 Almanor RD Lassen NF
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates40.34 latitude, -121.763 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel131
Size261 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained95%
Estimated Containment DateMonday October 08th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber and understory

Significant Events

The fire received significant rainfall. Suppression Repair is almost complete.


Planned Actions

Suppression Repair opportunities will be looked at if appropriate.

Projected Incident Activity

Continue to hold fire lines and continue mop-up operations and reduce fire safety concerns


The Fire behavior was very minimal with it receiving rain. The Feather River Rod and Gun Club evacuations have been lifted but a soft road closures remains in effect for firefighter safety as they work on or near the road.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

The fire received scattered rain and continues to be in the forecast for the next few days.

Related Links