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Kidder 2 Fire

Unit Information

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

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Kidder 2 Fire Operations Map for September 17, 2019Image options: [ Full Size ]

September 26, 2019/ Yreka, CA.

Yreka, CA. – The Kidder 2 Fire was started by lightning on September 5, 2019.

Kidder 2 Fire – is located ten miles southwest of Fort Jones in the Marble Mountain Wilderness on the Salmon/Scott River Ranger District.

This fire is located in remote and extremely difficult terrain. The fire is 227 acres in size and is at 100% containment, and is in patrol status. A colder, wetter weather pattern is in the forecast for the fire area. This is the final update unless significant activity occurs.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning Caused
Date of OriginThursday September 05th, 2019 approx. 05:15 PM
LocationInside the Marble Mountain Wilderness west of Etna, CA
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates41.508 latitude, -123.07 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel25
Size227 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved



Significant Events

The fire is in patrol status. This is the final update unless significant activity occurs.


Planned Actions

Keep the fire south of Kidder Creek, west of Shelly Fork and north/east of the Pacific Crest Trail.