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Barnes Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Barnes Fire Information
Email: modocfireinformation@gmail.com
Phone: 530-629-6101
Hours: M-Sun 7 AM-10PM

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Fire resources continue with suppression repair activities on the Barnes Fire. Hazard tree mitigation continues to reduce the risks of hazard trees to firefighters and the public. Dozers and other heavy equipment will repair roads and trails to limit erosion and improve access. The incident is remaining in its  current footprint with 5,843 acres buned and 99% contained. Critical fire weather is expected over the incident area in the coming days, however this will be our final update unless significant changes occur on the incident. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday September 07th, 2022 approx. 04:00 PM
Location2 Miles East of Willow Ranch, CA and 2 miles West of Ft Bidwell, CA
Incident CommanderBC 42
Coordinates41.89 latitude, -120.3 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel25
Size5,843 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained99%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday September 17th, 2022 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber, Brush, Litter and Understory

Significant Events

Minimal fire activity today. Rain occurred over the fire area. High humidities and fuel moistures are

limiting smoke production. Stump holes and heavy downed material continue to hold pockets of heat

Outlook

Planned Actions

Suppression repair activities continue on the Barnes Fire. Hazard tree mitigation continues to reduce

the risks of hazard trees to firefighters and the public. Dozers and other heavy equipment will repair

roads and trails to limit erosion and improve access.

Projected Incident Activity

12 hours: The fire is expected to remain in its current footprint.

24 hours: The fire is expected to remain in its current footprint.

48 hours: The fire is expected to remain in its current footprint.

72 hours: The fire is expected to remain in its current footprint.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Moderate temperatures and humidities were observed on the fire

today. High temperatures reached the upper 70s with humidities in

the upper teens.

On Monday, expect clear skies, temperatures in the upper 70s and

minimum humidities around 15% with SW winds 5-10 mph with

gusts to 16 mph.