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Bald 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
Phone: (530) 628-0039

Air Attack Photo of the Bald Fire July 28, 2020Image options: [ Full Size ]

The Bald Fire is a lightning caused wildfire that started on July 28th, 2020 on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. A local Type 3 Incident Management Team from the Shasta McCloud Management Unit is managing this incident. Fire crews are using full suppression strategies to contain this fire. Crews have completed a hand line around the fire and the fire is now 20% contained. The general location is south of Dunsmuir, CA and East of Castella, CA.  

Updated Advisory: All trials in the proximity of the Bald fire including the Ash Camp Trial, the Cabin Creek Trail and Pacific Crest Trail between the two trails are open for public use. The advisory from July 29, 2020 has been lifted.

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday July 28th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Location5 Miles East of Castella, California
Incident CommanderRichard Reposa
Coordinates41.1 latitude, -122.194 longitude

Current Situation

Size23 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%