Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002
REDDING, Calif. – 150 fire personnel are on the ground ten miles north of Hyampom fighting the 150-acre Grape Fire near the border of the Six Rivers and Shasta-Trinity National Forests.
Due to an increase in fire activity, the Sims Restoration Project area prescribed burn was declared a wildfire. This incident is referred to as the Grape Fire and a local Type 3 incident management organization has assumed command.
The top priority on the Grape Fire is firefighter and public safety. Other priorities include protection of private property, water systems, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) major transmission lines and natural forest stands.
Firefighters are using hand crews and dozers to construct a line around the fire. Air resources are available.
We would like to remind the public that fire engines and personnel will be using County Roads 301 and 311, locally known as Hyampom Road and South Fork Road, to access the fire. For your own safety and the safety of the firefighters, all visitors are being advised to avoid the immediate area.
For updated information regarding this fire, please call (530) 628-0039 or visit the InciWeb Grape Fire information website: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5761/
Date/Time Reported: April 24, 2018 4:59 p.m.
Acres Burned: 150
Percent Contained: 10%
Area Closures: none
Health Advisories: none
Water Tender: 1
Total Resources Assigned: 150
Air Resources are available