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Ramshorn/SHF Lightning Fires 2019

Unit Information

Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002

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Ramshorn Fire Update for September 11, 2019

Ramshorn/SHF Lightning Fires 2019 Wildfire
News – 9/11/2019

The Ramshorn Fire is now 95% contained and had minimal fire behavior on September 10, consisting of smoldering and burning down interior woody pockets. A total of 259 personnel are currently assigned to the Ramshorn Fire which is 280 acres in size. This fire was started bylightning 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.