River Complex Final Fire Update September 26, 2105
Incident: River Complex Wildfire
Weaverville, CA, September, 2015 – This will be the final update submitted on this fire unless fire conditions significantly change. Transition back to the Forest and to Incident Commander (ICT4) Adam Dummer, U.S. Forest Service will occur Sunday, Sept 27th at 6:00am. Continued demobilization of firefighting resources will occur over the next few days to meet the appropriate size for the type 4 organization.
Crews will continue mop-up operations to the extent needed to secure firelines and reduce the threat of escape. Crews will also continue suppression repair operations. The forest would like to advise the public that 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.
The fire is currently 77,081 acres and 69% contained with minimal to no fire growth expected.
Forest Closures and Restrictions:
Closure Orders associated with the fire remain in effect. The public is advised to stay out of the fire area due to hazardous conditions which include the possibility of rolling rocks and debris, and the threat of falling snags. Forest closures 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.
Current fire information for the River Complex can be obtained by calling 530-276-8559 (8 am to 4:30 pm) or visiting http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4431/. Please be advised there will also be no further updates to Inciweb unless fire conditions significantly change.