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Horse Fire

Unit Information

BLM Northern CA District
Bureau of Land Management
6640 Lockheed Dr.
Redding, CA 96002

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This fire is burning on BLM-managed public lands about 10 miles northeast of Susanville, Calif. No structures are threatened. Change in acreage from earlier reports is due to more accurate mapping.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday August 24th, 2019 approx. 03:15 PM
LocationHorse Lake Road, about 10 miles northeast of Susanville, CA
Incident CommanderJeremy McMahon, BLM
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates40.557 latitude, -120.54 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel218
Size131 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Brush, grass, juniper

Significant Events

Fire is in rocky terrain. Access is difficult. Change in acreage due to more accurate mapping.


Planned Actions

Continue securing fireline. Mop up hot spots.


There was minimal fire behavior today.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Wind. High temperatures. Low relative huidity.

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