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Six Rivers Lightning Complex

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Six Rivers National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1330 Bayshore Way
Eureka, CA 95501

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Email: 2022.lightningcomplex@firenet.gov
Phone: 707-356-9442
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Six Rivers Lightning Complex UPDATE 9-10-2022

Six Rivers Lightning Complex Wildfire
News – 9/10/2022

Six Rivers Lightning Complex
September 10, 2022 UPDATE
Fire Information Line: (707) 356-9442
Email: 2022.LightningComplex@firenet.gov
Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8312/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/SixRiversNF

The Six Rivers Lightning Complex is currently 41,540 acres with 89% containment and 850 personnel assigned to the incident. Ammon – 11,465 acres; Campbell – 30,075 acres.

CURRENT SITUATION
Yesterday, the extreme heat peaked across the fire area yesterday, with a high of 1070 at 5:00 pm. Fire crews observed minimal fire activity that occurred on both the Ammon and Campbell fires. The only area that is still has significant fire activity is the approximately 60-acre pocket of unburned vegetation within the Campbell Fire near Horse Ridge. This burning remains well within the control lines and poses very little threat to containment. Shifting winds, later today, will test the northern perimeter where fire activity is still present, but crews remain confident that containment will hold and continue to increase.

An anticipated weather pattern change will begin today with a cooling trend which will provide improved fire weather conditions. Firefighters will advantage of the more favorable conditions as they continue to extinguish the remaining hot areas that can be safely accessed. Crews will continue to clear hazard trees from the roadways and implement the suppression repair plan.

Air quality should continually increase as fire activity declines. You can monitor the air conditions in your area at the AirNow Fire and Smoke Map - https://fire.airnow.gov.

ROAD CLOSURES
Due to a large presence of fire personnel and machinery working to build containment lines for the Ammon Fire, residents are asked to limit travel on Titlow Hill Road/Route 1 in zones HUM-E052 and HUM-E062 to essential traffic only. Residents may still use roads to travel out of evacuation order zones:

The following roads into evacuation zones have been closed.

-        Forest Route 7n15 at Six Rivers Forest Boundary

  The following roads are restricted to local traffic only:

-        Horse Linto Creek Road at Saddle Lane (Open to residents only)

-        6N06 Sandy Bar (Route 6)

-        Titlow Hill Road (Route 1) at Horse Mountain Botanical Area

State Route 299 remains open to through traffic. Residents are encouraged to visit http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/ to check for state highway closures.

FOREST CLOSURES
Forest order NO. 22-10-06 Six Rivers Lightning Complex is currently in place, which includes river access at Kimtu Park. To view this closure and map, please visit: www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/srnf/alerts-notices

EVACUATION UPDATES
For the latest evacuation information go to Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services https://humboldtgov.org/2383/Current-Emergencies https://community.zonehaven.com/.

To sign up for alerts: www.humboldtgov.org/alerts.

CLEAN AIR FACILITIES:
Clean Air Centers are open at locations in eastern Humboldt and western Trinity counties for residents seeking relief from the smoky conditions. Please see the list below for times and locations: www.facebook.com/TrinityCoOES

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