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Whaleback Fire

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Lassen National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2550 Riverside Ave
Susanville, CA 96130

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Announcements — Whaleback Fire

Eagle Lake Campgrounds Open 8/8/2018 Released: 8/7/2018
On Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. all of the Eagle Lake campgrounds will open with the EXCEPTION of Christie Campground which will remain closed. Between now and August 15th the campgrounds...
Evacuation Warning Lifted Released: 8/3/2018
Today at 8am we will be rescinding the evacuation warning for Buck's Bay and Stones Landing that was implemented on July 31st. The evacuation order for the Spalding Community remains in effect. We...
Whaleback August 2 Update Released: 8/2/2018
WHALEBACK FIRE UPDATE August 2, 2018 8:00 am Fire Situation: The Whaleback fire is located on Whaleback Mountain, west of Eagle Lake, in the...
Evacuation Warning: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 3:57pm Released: 7/31/2018
Evacuation Warning: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 3:57pm Due to increased fire activity and spotting on the Whaleback Fire ,an evacuation warning is being issued at this time, for those living in the...
Whaleback Fire - 7/31/18 1:00 pm update Released: 7/31/2018
Whaleback Fire - 7/31/18 1:00 pm update Fire fighters are using all tools necessary to suppress the fire. With clearing visibility, it is possible to use air tankers to drop retardant ahead of the...
Whaleback Fire Community Meeting Released: 7/31/2018
Whaleback FireCommunity MeetingNorCal Interagency Team 1 and CalFire Lassen Modoc UnitFire Information update Date: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm Location: Jensen Hall Lassen County...
Outage Update from Lassen Municipal Utility District Released: 7/30/2018
OUTAGE UPDATE: LMUD crews have restored power to Eagle’s Nest, the Youth Camp, the Marina, Merrill and Christie Campgrounds and Ronald McDonald House. A handful of other customers have also been...
WhaleBack Fire Update 7/30/2018 Released: 7/30/2018
Fire Situation: The fire is burning on Whaleback Mountain, west of Eagle Lake, in the Brockman Flat Lava Beds. Fire suppression activities are being directed by Northern California Interagency...
Community Meeting Held 07-29-18 Released: 7/29/2018
There was an community meeting held at Jensen Hall at the Lassen County Fairgrounds. It was well received by the community and many community member
Spalding Residents May Visit Thier Homes Temporarly This Afternoon 07-29-18 Released: 7/29/2018
Whaleback Fire Update—Spalding Residents May Visit Their Homes This Afternoon Spalding residents who were evacuated due to the Whaleback Fire, will be allowed to return to their homes briefly...