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Dixie Fire (CA)

Unit Information

Lassen National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2550 Riverside Ave
Susanville, CA 96130

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Incident Contacts

Dixie Incident Public Information West Zone
Phone: 530-592-0838
Hours: 8 am - 8 pm

Dixie Incident Public Information East Zone
Phone: 949-573-5702
Hours: 8 am - 8 pm

Dixie Fire East Zone Operational Update - August 26 - 7pm

Dixie Fire (CA) Wildfire
News – 8/26/2021

Taylorsville was in extensive mop up today and there were no new spots. Some of the crews were repositioned today to go up on the ridge to prep the dozer line behind town. Firefighters will continue to prep and widening the dozer line.

There was a slop over the western edge of the Grizzly spot near the top of the peak. While the Feather River Hotshots tried to hold it, the fire behavior forced them to retreat and aircraft continued to try to cool it down and stop the spread. On Grizzly Ridge they are expecting additional spotting tomorrow as well, especially into the drainages which may make runs to the ridge top.

Fire managers are shifting resources to assist in Taylorsville and on Grizzly Ridge. Mop up will continue in the Peter’s Creek area, as will structure protection in Wards Creek and Grizzly Creek. Work on alternative contingency lines will continue to protect Davis Lake and other communities directly south. Work continues to secure line at Antelope Lake and Dyer Mountain.

The weather is forecasted to make a switch from terrain driven, to NE 5-10 mph with gusts to 15mph. Everything will remain dry with single digit humidity which will make more fuels readily available to burn.