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Carr Fire

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BLM Northern CA District
Bureau of Land Management
6640 Lockheed Dr.
Redding, CA 96002

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Carr Fire Incident Update, 8/23/18 7:00PM

Carr Fire Wildfire
News – 8/23/2018


Date: 8/23/2018 Time: 7:00 P.M.

Incident Start Date: July 23, 2018 @CAL_FIRE


Incident Start Time: 1:15 p.m.

Incident Type: Wildland Fire

Cause: Mechanical Failure of a Vehicle

Incident Location: Highway 299 and Carr Powerhouse Road

CAL FIRE Unit: Shasta-Trinity

Unified 1Command Agencies: CAL FIRE, National Park Service, US Forest Service

Size: 229,651 acres

Containment: 93%

Expected Full Containment: Unknown

Fatalities: 3


Structures Threatened: 0

Residential Structures Destroyed: 1,079

Commercial Structures Destroyed: 22

Other Destroyed: 503

Residential Structures Damaged: 190

Commercial Structures Damaged: 26

Other Damaged: 61

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