Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002
Redding, CA – The Ramshorn Fire was started by lightning on September 5, 2019, and is located northeast of Coffee Creek. It has grown to approximately 279 acres and is burning in the North Fork of Ramshorn Creek north of Forest Road 133. Good progress was made yesterday in establishing control lines on the fire. Keeping firefighters and the public safe is our number one priority. The anticipated containment date is September 21, 2019.
At least 20 fires on the Trinity River Management Unit have been started by the September 5 lighting outbreak and all of these fires, including the Middle and Ramshorn Fires, are being managed by a Type 3 Incident Management Team (Jim Yacoub Incident Commander IC). A total of 290 personnel are currently assigned to the Ramshorn Fire.
Aerial reconnaissance flights and ground patrol efforts will continue across the forest for the next few days to help locate these newly identified fires. To report a new fire, please call 911.
For the most up to date Shasta-Trinity National Forest Lightning Fire information please visit our InciWeb page at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6370/.
For up to date information regarding the South Fire, please visit the South Fire Inciweb page at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6577/.
To learn how you can be better prepared in case of a wildfire, visit www.preventwildfireca.org.
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