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Laura 2 Fire

Unit Information

BLM Northern CA District
Bureau of Land Management
6640 Lockheed Dr.
Redding, CA 96002

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Incident Contact

NorCal PAO
Phone: 530 260 0189

The fire is fully contained, and the Fort Sage OHV Area has reopened.  This fire started in the Lassen County community of Doyle on Tuesday, Nov. 17.  It destroyed 21 homes and 19 outbuildings.  It burned a total of 2,800 acres, including public lands and developments in the Bureau of Land Management Fort Sage Off Highway Vehicle Recreation Area.  This is the final update for the Laura 2 Fire.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginTuesday November 17th, 2020 approx. 12:00 PM
LocationDoyle, Lassen County CA
Incident CommanderJeremy McMahon, BLM
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates40.334 latitude, -120.115 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel4
Size2,800 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateMonday November 23rd, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Rangeland brush, grasses, juniper

Significant Events

Wind-driven fire destroyed 21 homes, 19 outbuildings. Four additional outbuildings were damaged Parts of the Fort Sage OHV Recreation Area were damaged.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Fire is contained

Projected Incident Activity

No projected growth. The Fort Sage OHV area has reopened

Remarks

The change in acreage is due to more accurate mapping. There has been no fire growth since Tuesday. The change in structure loss figures is from completion of the final report by the damage assessment team. This fire was initially called Laura. It is Laura 2 to avoid confusion with a fire earlier this yearin the same location.