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Flat Fire

Unit Information

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

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Phone: 530-628-0039
Hours: daily 7am - 8pm

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07/08/2020 Flat Fire near Burnt Ranch now 85% contained
  REDDING, Calif. — The Flat Fire which ignited on the afternoon of June 30 near the Cedar Flat Picnic Area east of Burnt Ranch is now 85% contained. Currently mapped at 62 acres, the Flat Fire..
News - 07/08/2020

The Flat Fire has been mapped at 62 acres and is now 85% contained.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Current resources fighting the Flat Fire include two engines. Visitors to the area may occasionally still see some smoke produced from fuels burning in the interior portions of the fire.

Burnt Ranch Campground has been re-opened to the public.  One-way traffic control that was in place along Hwy 299 due to the fire has been lifted. However, Cal Trans helicopter operations for installation of mesh drapery along the highway remain in effect today July 8. Please plan for up to 75-minute delays until 5 p.m. in the area. Please check road conditions before you travel at

Burnt Ranch Campground will be re-opening to the public tomorrow July 9.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginTuesday June 30th, 2020 approx. 03:00 PM
Locationnear Cedar Flat Picnic Area on 299W, east of Burnt Ranch
Incident CommanderWright
Coordinates40.789 latitude, -123.443 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel20
Size62 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained85%