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Tree Fire

Unit Information

Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1711 S. Main St
Yreka, CA 96097

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The Tree Fire is located off Hwy 96 near the Tree of Heaven Campground. July 31st update. Fire is 83 acres. Firefighters continue to mop up and secure the completed handline around the fire. Backhaul of fire equipment is also occurring. Highway 96 is open to all traffic without restriction, subject to temporary closure with traffic controls due to fire and/or road conditions. The type 3 IMT will transition the fire to the local unit tomorrow, August 1, 2019. This is the last update unless significant activity occurs.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginSaturday July 27th, 2019 approx. 11:00 AM
LocationNear Tree of Heaven Campground Hwy 96
Incident CommanderWilly, Meyer (T)
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates41.846 latitude, -122.659 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel50
Size83 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained70%
Fuels Involved

Grass and Brush

Significant Events

This will be the final update unless significant activity occurs.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Firefighters have completed line construction around the fire, and are now mopping up and securing the completed line. Backhaul of equipment is also occurring.

Remarks

Fire containment is at 70%.

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