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Delta Fire

Unit Information

Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002

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Delta Fire Information
Phone: 530-498-0953
Hours: 8 am - 8 pm

News Releases — Delta Fire

Delta Fire Daily Update 9-19-18 Released: 5 hrs. ago
The Delta Fire has reached 87 percent containment through the unified efforts of federal, state, and local firefighters. Yesterday, crews succeeded in containing the northern edge of the fire...
Delta Fire Daily Update 9-18-18 Released: 1 day ago
Containment on the Delta Fire increased to 81 percent and the total acreage remained at 60,277 acres. Yesterday, firefighters focused direct suppression efforts on constructing and improving...
Delta Fire Daily Update 9-17-18 Released: 2 days ago
Yesterday, the Delta Fire reached 76 percent containment through the combined efforts of federal, state, and local firefighters. Crews responded to a half-acre fire near Pollard exit off...
Delta Fire Daily Update 9-16-18 Released: 3 days ago
Yesterday, strong, gusty winds tested control lines on the Delta Fire. Despite adverse wind conditions the acreage did not increase. Firefighters continued to aggressively suppress the fire, which...
Delta Fire Daily Update 9-15-18 Released: 4 days ago
Yesterday, firefighters achieved 41 percent containment through unified efforts of local, state, and federal resources. Aircraft and smoke were visible from Interstate 5. Planes and helicopters...
Delta Fire Morning Update 9-14-18 Released: 5 days ago
Yesterday, federal, state, and local government firefighters achieved 28 percent containment by continuing aggressive fire suppression efforts on the Delta Fire. Control lines held on the west and...
Delta Fire Morning Update 9-13-18 Released: 6 days ago
Aggressive fire fighting activities continue on the Delta Fire. Yesterday, favorable weather conditions aided firefighters in constructing fireline directly along the fire’s perimeter. Increased...
Delta Fire Morning Update 9-12-18 Released: 7 days ago
Aggressive fire suppression activities were very successful yesterday. Federal, state, and local government fire crews achieved 15 percent containment with 526 acres of growth. Contained areas...
Delta Fire Morning Update 9-11-18 Released: 9/11/2018
Yesterday crews continued to aggressively fight the Delta Fire. Growth occurred primarily in the evening and overnight in the northeast/southeast areas of the fire. Activity on the northwestern...
Delta Fire AM Update 9-10-2018 Released: 9/10/2018
Current Situation: Shade created by smoke cover resulted in limited fire behavior yesterday followed by increasing activity in the evening as inversion returned. Firefighters continued...