Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002
The Ramshorn Fire is now 35% contained and had minimal fire behavior on September 9.Smoke observed from the fire came from large downed logs continuing to be consumed. A total of 308 personnel are currently assigned to the Ramshorn Fire which is 238 acres in size. This fire was started by lightning on September 5, 2019, and is located northeast of Coffee Creek and is burning in the North Fork of Ramshorn Creek north of Forest Road 133. The anticipated containment date is September 21, 2019. Keeping firefighters and the public safe is our number one priority.
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).
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.