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River Complex Update Friday September 25, 2015

Incident: River Complex Wildfire
Released: 9/25/2015

U.S. Forest Service
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002
530-226-2500

Fire News Release
Media Contact: Fire Information
530-276-8559 (8 am to 4:30 pm)
email: stnfrivercomplex@gmail.com
Web: www.fs.usda.gov/stnf
September 25, 2015, 10am

River Complex Fire Update

Weaverville, CA, September, 2015 – Crews continue to make excellent progress on suppression repair operations and the removal of equipment and tools from the fire area. Over the next few days crews will continue to patrol and mop up looking for any areas of heat, and securing firelines to minimize any threat of escape.

The Incident Command Post has completed the move over to Lowden Park in Weaverville, CA. A smaller, local Type 3 organization has taken command of the fire as of Wednesday the 23rd and will manage it from Lowden Park. Firefighting resources are being demobilized daily as incident objectives are met.

Though activity on the fire has slowed, there are still many hazards in the area. The fire will continue to smolder/burn within the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area until season ending rains occur. The public is encouraged to check with local district offices, on websites or social media for information about current conditions before heading out to the woods. Closure Orders associated with the fire remain in effect.

Social Media: The River Complex has been active on social media and would like to encourage you to continue to check out the Shasta Trinity National Forest on Facebook at www.facebook.com/USFSShastaTrinityNF , and on Twitter and Periscope by searching for @ShastaTrinityNF.
Forest Closures and Restrictions:
The closure areas associated with the recent fire activity on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest (NF) in Trinity County have been reduced in size, but remain in place. For a PDF of the new Shasta Trinity Closure Map, click here: http://tinyurl.com/STNF-NEW-closure. For a PDF of the Six Rivers Road Closure Map click here. Additional fire information for the River Complex can be obtained by visiting http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4431/

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Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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3644 Avtech Parkway Redding California 96002
Redding, CA 96002
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