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Beckwourth Complex

Unit Information

Plumas National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
159 Lawrence Street
Quincy, CA 95971

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Incident Contacts

Beckwourth Complex Fire Information
Email: 2021.beckwourthcomplex@firenet.gov
Phone: 530 283 2050
Hours: 9 am - 5 pm M-F

News Releases — Beckwourth Complex

Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Limitations Released: 10/5/2021
Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Limitations While many wildfires cause minimal damage to the land and pose few threats to the land or people downstream, some fires result in damage that...
Key Elements of a BAER Assessment Released: 10/5/2021
KEY ELEMENTS OF A BAER ASSESSMENT  Forest Service BAER assessment teams are established by Forest Supervisors before wildfires are fully contained. The teams coordinate and work with the USDA...
Forest Service BAER Program Overview Released: 10/5/2021
FOREST SERVICE BAER PROGRAM OVERVIEW The Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) program is designed to identify and manage potential risks to resources on National Forest System lands and...
Three Phases of Wildfire Recovery Released: 10/5/2021
THREE PHASES OF WILDFIRE RECOVERY There are three phases of recovery following wildfires on federal lands: -       Fire Suppression Repair -       Emergency Stabilization-Burned Area...
Beckwourth Complex Daily Update for July 22, 2021 Released: 7/23/2021
   Virtual Community Meeting: A virtual community meeting was recorded—as opposed to a Facebook Live presentation—because full power was unavailable at the incident command post in Susanville....
CIIMT5 will host a virtual community meeting @ 6 p.m. tonight. Released: 7/21/2021
California Interagency Incident Management Team 5 will host a virtual community meeting to update the public on the status of the Beckwourth Complex as the team prepares to transfer management of the...
Beckwourth Fire Daily Update for July 21, 2021 Released: 7/21/2021
 Current Situation: Movement of the fire is not expected outside its current perimeter. Crews are making good progress finding and extinguishing areas of remaining heat that are within 100-300 feet...
Beckwourth Fire Daily Update for July 20, 2021 Released: 7/20/2021
 Current Situation: The fire is not expected to move outside its current perimeter. Crews are finding and extinguishing pockets of lingering heat that are within 100 to 300 feet—depending on...
Beckwourth Complex Daily Update for July 19, 2021 Released: 7/19/2021
Current Situation: Monsoon moisture has moved in from the south. Storms may produce lightning and erratic winds. Fire crews on the northeast side are finding and extinguishing areas of residual heat....
Dixie Valley Released: 7/18/2021
Dixie Valley Area - Due to the meeting being interrupted by a power outage, Team 5 wanted to address some of the questions regarding Dixie Valley. The fire is holding along the ridge East of Dixie...