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Middle Fire

Unit Information

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

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The Middle Fire was started by lightning on September 5, 2019 and is located near  the Canyon Creek Trailhead in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.

The Middle Fire was declared contained on October 5, 2019 at 4:25 pm

To provide protection for the public and firefighters fighting the Middle Fire, a Closure Order fo the Middle Fire, including Ripstein Campground, Canyon Creek Trailhead, Trail 10W03, Trail 10W06, and Trail 10W08 south of Canyon Creek Falls remains in effect. This closure will remain in effect until the Middle Fire is declared out and the area is deemed safe. Link to view closure order and map: https://go.usa.gov/xV6wx


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginThursday September 05th, 2019 approx. 09:00 AM
Locationnear Canyon Creek Trailhead
Incident CommanderBrian Fabbri
Coordinates40.887 latitude, -123.014 longitude

Current Situation

Size1,339 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber, Brush