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Juniper Fire

Unit Information

Modoc National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
225 W. 8th St
Alturas, CA 96101

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Map of fire July 9, no change sinceImage options: [ Full Size ]

The Juniper Fire is holding at 1,011 acres and 100% contained.

Fire behavior remains minimal, with heavy fuels burning and smoldering within the fire's interior. Resources are working to mop up 100 feet inside of all lines.

Additional updates will be provided on this incident if fire activity increases.

Red Flag warnings and Heat advisories continue. Learn more at

Please avoid the area between South Mountain and Green Tank reservoirs and be aware of increased fire-suppression traffic on the Crowder and South Main roads, also known as Forest Road 73.

Please do not risk starting additional fires. Maintain equipment, vehicles and trailers appropriately, avoid risky burning practices and adhere to fire-safety restrictions. Learn more at 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday July 05th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Location~17 miles West of Davis Creek near South Mountain Reservoir
Incident CommanderType 4 local organization
Coordinates41.819 latitude, -120.651 longitude

Current Situation

Size1,011 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass, sage and scattered juniper

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Continuing heat warnings for high winds and low humidity

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