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Parker 2 Fire

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

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News Releases — Parker 2 Fire

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...
Parker 2 Fire – Milestone in the History of Unmanned Aircraft Released: 8/14/2017
Alturas, Calif., Aug. 14, 2017 - The Parker 2 Fire is a milestone in the history of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) used in wildland firefighting. The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) not only gave...
August 14 Morning Update, Parker 2 Fire Released: 8/14/2017
The Parker 2 Fire is 7,903 acres and 80% contained. Patrol and mop up continue today, with crews using infrared from both UAS (drones) and helicopter to identify remaining hotspots. Winds tested...
Fire Area Closure Reduction Released: 8/12/2017
The Modoc National Forest has reduced the size of all three emergency fire closures for the Cove Fire east of Adin, Steele Fireeast of Clear Lake and Parker 2 Fire in the Warner Mountains. To view...
August 12, 2017 Parker 2 Fire Update Released: 8/12/2017
The Parker 2 fire is 7,949 acres and 55% contained. Crews worked yesterday to strengthen and patrol lines, working carefully around the fingers and spots of fire to make sure that there is solid...
August 11 Evening Update Released: 8/11/2017
August 11, 2017 PM Update The Parker 2 Fire is currently 7,949 acres and 55% contained. Today, crews worked directly along the fire perimeter, mopping up and “cold trailing:” using an un-gloved...
Press Release 2, August 11, 2017 Released: 8/11/2017
August 11, 2017 ALTURAS, CA: At approximately 7:45 am, August 11, 2017, a Firestorm Wildland Fire Suppression Inc. contracted fire crew transport truck assigned to the Parker 2 Fire was involved...
Press Release August 11, 2017 Released: 8/11/2017
August 11, 2017 ALTURAS, CA: At approximately 7:45 am, August 11, 2017, Parker 2 Fire Incident Command received a report of a single vehicle, motor vehicle accident involving fire personnel....
Parker 2 Fire August 11 morning update Released: 8/11/2017
The Parker 2 fire is 7,968 acres and 45% contained. Crews have completed fireline around the majority of the fire, with the only remaining open line in the Wilderness area on the southeast side of...