Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002
South Fork Management Unit
Date Reported: August 17, 2020
Acres Burned: 230 acres Percent Contained: 90%
Location: south of Deerlick Springs Campground
Total Personnel: 32
Current Fire Situation: The Spring Fireremains at 230 acres and is now 90% contained. Firefighters continue to make good progress with extinguishing hot spots along the control lines. The main challenges remain the very rugged and steep terrain with dense fuel.
The Hopkins Fire, which is burning in the Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness on the Mendocino National Forest, has crossed the boundary onto the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. It is being managed as part of the August Complex and 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, which is burning in the Tomhead Mountain area west of Red Bluff. For more information on this fire, part of the BTU/TGU Lightning Complex, please visit: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/8/19/buttetehamaglenn-lightning-complex-tehamaglenn-zone/.
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: http://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/, http://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/.