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SHF Lightning Fires 2020

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

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Shasta-Trinity NF Lightning Fires Update 8/28/2020

SHF Lightning Fires 2020 Wildfire
News – 8/28/2020

Spring Fire:

  • Date Reported: August 17, 2020
  • Acres Burned: 230 acres
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Location: south of Deerlick Springs Campground

Resources:

  • Engines: 7
  • Total Personnel: 32


Current Fire Situation: The Spring Fire remains at 230 acres and is now 100% contained. Firefighters remain on the fire monitoring the firelines. Unburned fuel remains within the perimeter, so some burning is expected to continue.

The Hopkins Fire, burning in the Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness on the Mendocino National Forest, has crossed the boundary onto the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. A strategic management plan for protecting values affected by this fire is currently being developed and resources are engaging the fire as it spreads out of the wilderness. The fire is being managed as part of the August Complex. More information can be found at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6983/.

The Salmon Fire, which is burning in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area, is being managed as part of the Red Salmon Complex. For more information, please visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6891.

The US Forest Service is in unified command with CAL FIRE on the Elkhorn Fire. Part of Butte/Tehama/Glenn Complex, information for the complex is available at: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/8/19/buttetehamaglennlightning-complex-tehamaglenn-zone/.
The Elkhorn Fire is burning in the Tomhead Mountain area west of Red Bluff. Information is available at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7071/

Area Closures: Order No. 14-20-06 is in effect for the area of the Spring Fire until it is declared out. Order No. 14-20-07 is in effect for the area of the Elkhorn Fire until it is declared out. Please note that Highway 36 remains open to travelers. Order No. 14-20-05 is effective until September 30, 2020 for the Red Salmon Complex area. Fire closure orders and maps are posted online at: www.fs.usda.gov/goto/stnf/forestorders.

Fire Restrictions: As a reminder, fire restrictions are in place on the Shasta-Trinity NF. We recommend that you bookmark this webpage as restrictions can change: https://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/stnf/forestorders

Smoke Advisories: Smoke from fires in Northern California continues to affect the area. For more information about the air quality in your area, please visit https://fire.airnow.gov/, https://californiasmokeinfo.blogspot.com/, or the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District (NCUAQMD) at http://www.ncuaqmd.org.

Fire Information: Shasta-Trinity NF Lightning fires information is available at 530-628-0039 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. or online at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6733/.

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