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Salt Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Salt Fire Information
Phone: 530-628-0039
Hours: 9AM - 5PM Daily

Highlighted Activity

07/18/2021 Final Salt Fire Update for July 18, 2021
 Shasta-Trinity National Forest, July 18, 2021 — The Salt Fire has been managed by a Type 3 Team since Monday July 12. It is currently 95% contained and is 12,660 acres in size. Work over the last.
News - 07/18/2021
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I-5 is open.

Salt Fire Storymap:
The Salt Fire is 100% contained as of 600 pm, July 19, 2021.  No further updates will be posted unless significant changes occur.  The fire will remain in patrol status indefinitely. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginWednesday June 30th, 2021 approx. 02:00 PM
LocationSouth of Lakehead, CA
Incident CommanderShasta-Trinity National Forest Type 4
Coordinates40.849 latitude, -122.336 longitude

Current Situation

Size12,660 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateMonday July 19th, 2021 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Chaparral (6 feet)

Timber (Litter and Understory)

Short Grass (1 foot)

Significant Events




Planned Actions

Planned actions patrol.

Projected Incident Activity

Due to the exceptional drought in Northern California, fuels are uncharacteristically dry, and long hot days are influencing fire behavior and increasing resistance to control. Spotting has a 100% probability of ignition.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Weather Concerns: