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Walker Fire

Unit Information

Plumas National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
159 Lawrence Street
Quincy, CA 95971

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This incident is no longer being updated.

Suppression repair work continues. To date, fire crews and equipment have accomplished:

61% of the 75 miles of dozer line - More than 61% of the 72 miles of road repair - 100% of the 14 miles of handline

Out of concern for public safety, roads and trails within the fire area are closed.

Forest Closure: The Forest Closure Order for portions of the Mt. Hough and Beckwourth Ranger Districts on the Plumas National Forest is in effect (Order 05-11-00-19-13). Please see Inciweb (closures tab) for closure information and a map of the closure area surrounding the Walker Fire.

A new update will be provided as needed at significant junctures.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginWednesday September 04th, 2019 approx. 12:45 PM
Location11 East of Taylorsville CA Genesee Valley
Incident CommanderMark Johnson
Incident DescriptionWildfire Located 11 Miles East Of Taylorsville, Ca
Coordinates40.053 latitude, -120.669 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel89
Size54,608 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber and brush

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