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South Fire

Unit Information

Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002

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Incident Contact

Fire information Line
Phone: 530-628-0039
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Highlighted Activity

10/02/2019 South Fire Closure Order 14-19-07 October 3, 2019
ORDER NO. 14-19-07 SOUTH FIRE CLOSURE SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FORESTPursuant to 16 USC 551 and 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), and to provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited within the.
Closure - 10/02/2019
South Fire Closure Order 14-19-07 October 2, 2019Image options: [ Full Size ]

The South Fire is in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, southeast of Tomhead Mountain, west of Red Bluff, and 15 miles south of Platina, CA. The fire is in a remote and very rugged area of the forest. The western portion of the South Fire, within the Yolla Bolly Wilderness, continues to be confined south of Humbolt Ridge; east of Sanford Ridge; and north of Cottonwood Creek. The eastern portion of the fire has completed containment line.

HUNTER AND VISITOR INFORMATION ADVISORY: Forest Closure Order No: 14-19-07 remains in place. See the closures and maps tab for closure area information or go to: PDF of South Fire Closure Order 14-19-07

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginThursday September 05th, 2019 approx. 01:45 PM
Location15 miles South of the town of Platina, CA
Incident CommanderIC- Vaughn, IC(T)- Moore
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates40.109 latitude, -122.789 longitude

Current Situation

Size5,332 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained75%
Estimated Containment DateThursday October 31st, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Chamise, manzanita, grass and timber litter.


Planned Actions

Monitor fire activity and patrol existing containment and confinement lines.