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Hobo Fire

Unit Information

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

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Map of the Hobo Fire as of 9/6/2020Image options: [ Full Size ]

Monday, November 23, 2020 10:00 am - The Hobo Fire burned on steep rugged terrain in Barney Gulch, about 7 miles northwest of Junction City.  It was discovered on September 1, 2020. The fire is estimated at  413 acres and is 100% contained. The fire was called "controlled" on November 17, 2020 at 14:00.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginTuesday September 01st, 2020 approx. 02:30 AM
LocationNorth of Helena near Barney Gulch
Incident CommanderA Koeller
Incident DescriptionWildfire Burning On Steep Rugged Terrain
Coordinates40.829 latitude, -123.119 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel39
Size413 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

oak woodland/timber

Significant Events

The evacuation warning for Barney Gulch was lifted as of Monday evening, September 7.


Planned Actions

Mop up and holding control lines

Projected Incident Activity

Patrols on the fire will continue over the next few days until humidity recoveries begins to improve.


Fire called "Controlled" as of 11/17/2020 1400

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Patrols will continue on the fire over the next few days until humidity recovery begins to improve.

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