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Modoc July Complex

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Modoc National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
800 W. 12th St Alturas California 96101
Alturas, CA 96101

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News Releases — Modoc July Complex

All fire-area closure orders lifted on Modoc National Forest Released: 9/5/2017
The Modoc National Forest will rescind all fire-area closure orders put in place due to the Steele, Cove and Parker 2 fires as of Sept. 6, 2017. All areas impacted by these three fires are now...
BAER Team working to address any issues on contained fires Released: 8/22/2017
All wildfires on the Modoc National Forest are contained at this time. Burned Area Emergency Response is underway. The Cove Fire near Adin was last reported at 30,886.5 and the Steele Fire east...
Modoc National Forest moving back to local fire management Released: 8/14/2017
The Modoc National Forest would like to thank Nor Cal Team 2 and California Team 4 for their expert work in containing numerous wildfires on the forest in the last month. As they pack up and head...
Modoc July Complex Update, August 13, 2017 Released: 8/13/2017
FIRE SUMMARY There were no new fires reported yesterday. Personnel and equipment will continue to be released from the complex today. This will be the final incident update from California...
Modoc July Complex Morning Update August 12, 2017 Released: 8/12/2017
FIRE SUMMARY The week ended Friday with no new fire starts identified but the possibility of new ignitions from recent thunderstorms remains. Fire personnel will continue to be available to...
Sand table excercises on the Modoc July Complex Released: 8/11/2017
Fire managers on the #ModocJulyComplex got to take a firsthand look at some of the technology that can be used to help predict fire activity and support operational decision making. Full Facebook...
Modoc July Complex Morning Update August 11, 2017 Released: 8/11/2017
FIRE SUMMARY By the end of Thursday’s shift, no new fire starts were identified. More than 160 lightning strikes occurred in the fire perimeter during the past three days. Firefighting crews remain...
A look at how lightning storms impact fire fighting efforts Released: 8/10/2017
The Modoc July Complex started with a series of lightning strikes, and continues to be a concern until the thunderstorms pass. One of the firefighters on a strike team happened to capture two...
Handcrew from American Samoa travels to fight Modoc fires Released: 8/10/2017
The firefighting family is a very close knit group extending throughout the United States and its territories. We are pleased to introduce to you a proud Type 2 hand crew from the National Park of...
Modoc July Complex Evening Update 8-8-17 Released: 8/8/2017
This will be the last evening update unless significant new fire activity occurs. FIRE SUMMARY Initial attack crews responded to 12 new lightning fires today. The largest was about 7 acres. More...