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Spring Fire

Unit Information

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

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10:00 am August 28, 2020 Friday - The Spring Fire was reported on 8/17 at approximately 4:00 pm.  The result of lightning the previous evening, the fire is located south of Deer Lick Springs in the South Fork Management Unit of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

The fire has remained at 230 acres and is now 100% contained. Firefighters will continue to patrol and mop up hot embers along the control lines.  There remains fuel within the fire footprint, so burning is expected to continue. Resources working the fire include 7 engines.

An area closure order remains in place for public safety.  Information on the closure including a map is available at:

Unless conditions change, this will be the last update on this page.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday August 17th, 2020 approx. 04:00 PM
LocationSouth of Deer Lick Springs
Incident CommanderJayson Smith/Mike Allen, USFS, Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Incident DescriptionLightning-caused Fire In The Shasta-trinity National Forest.
Coordinates40.462 latitude, -122.936 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel32
Size230 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber, dead and down snags


Planned Actions

Continue in patrol status, monitoring containment lines and hot spots within the fire area.

Projected Incident Activity

Follow Incident Action Plan


Please note area closure order.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Continued hot and dry weather.