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Chris Fire

Unit Information

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1200 Franklin Way Sparks NV 89431 Nevada
Sparks, NV 89431

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Incident Contacts

Erica Hupp
Phone: 775-771-4777

Christine Knadler (CalTrans
Phone: 760-872-5206

News Releases — Chris Fire

Chris Fire Update, Nov. 16 at 9:30 a.m. (LAST DAILY UPDATE) Released: 11/16/2017
Rain is helping firefighters in their efforts to suppress the 370-acre Chris Fire. The fire is now 70 percent contained. The Chris Fire was started by a vehicle accident on U.S. Route 395 about...
Chris Fire Update, Nov. 15 at 11:30 a.m. Released: 11/16/2017
The Chris Fire is 20 percent contained and there was no new growth, so the fire size remains at 370 acres. Today, numerous fire crews are working hard to continue to keep fire growth minimal as a...
Chris Fire Update, Nov. 14 at 10:45 a.m. Released: 11/14/2017
Chris Fire Update, Nov. 14, 10:45 a.m. The Chris Fire was started by a vehicle accident around 11:28 a.m. on Nov. 13 west of U.S. Route 395, about five miles north of Sonora Junction near the Chris...
Chris Fire Update Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. Released: 11/13/2017
Chris Fire now at 250 acres. Fire crews will continue to work throughout the night. U.S Route 395 expected to be closed tomorrow. For the latest highway and detour information, please visit the...
Chris Fire Update Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. Released: 11/13/2017
The 200-acre Chris Fire is actively burning on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Bridgeport Ranger District west of US Highway 395 about five miles north of Sonora Junction, near Chris Flat...