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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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Phone: 530-628-0039
Hours: 8 am - 8 pm

Shasta-Trinity NF Lightning Fires Update 8/29/2020

SHF Lightning Fires 2020 Wildfire
News – 8/29/2020

Current Fire Situation: The Hopkins Fire, is burning within and just north of the Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness on both the Shasta-Trinity and Mendocino National Forests. An advisory has been issued to the public to please avoid the fire area.  The fire is being managed as part of the August Complex. More information and maps can be found at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6983/.

Firefighters will patrol the Spring Firelocated near Deerlick Springsuntil it is declared controlled and out. Information for the Spring Fire can be found at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7035/.

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. This fire is part of Butte/Tehama/Glenn Complex and information for the complex is available at: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/8/19/buttetehamaglenn-lightning-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/.