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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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Beckwourth Complex Fire Information
Phone: 530 283 2050
Hours: 9 am - 5 pm M-F

News Releases — Beckwourth Complex

Beckwourth Complex - Update - July 18, 2021 Released: 7/18/2021
 USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Plumas National Forest 159 Lawrence Street Quincy, CA 95971 (530) 283-2050              ...
Incident Management Teams Released: 7/18/2021
 Incident Management Teams We often hear the phrase “A team has been ordered” to take control of a fire, but what does this mean?  How are they organized, what do they do, who manages these...
Beckwourth Complex -Morning Update July 17, 2021 Released: 7/17/2021
 Current Situation: The northern and western flanks, from Bird Hills to Doyle Grade area, over to Meadow View and down the Dixie Mountain Ridge system to Dixie Lookout, continue to be the most...
Beckwourth Complex-Morning Update July 16, 2021 Released: 7/16/2021
   A Community Meeting will be held on the Plumas National Forest’s Facebook Page at 7 p.m. (an account is not required to watch the meeting)   Current Situation:  Fire crews were able to...
Beckwourth Complex - Morning Update - July 15, 2021 Released: 7/15/2021
Current Situation: Firefighters continue focusing their efforts to contain increased fire behavior in the northern area of the Sugar Fire, on the Beckwourth Complex. Around 3 p.m. Wednesday, spot...
Beckwourth Complex Fire Information Morning Update July 14, 2021 Released: 7/14/2021
    Current Situation: Fire crews continue making progress to contain the Sugar Fire within the Beckwourth Complex. Containment operations are the most challenging between Diamond Face and...
Beckwourth Complex Fire Information Morning Update July 13, 2021 Released: 7/13/2021
 Current Situation: Fire crews continue fighting the Sugar Fire both on land and by air. Fire crews were particularly active in the Doyle Grade Road and Frenchman Boulevard area at the northern...
Beckwourth Complex Fire Information Morning Update July 12, 2021 Released: 7/12/2021
 Current Situation: Firefighters were successful in gaining 23% containment along the south side of the fire, where crews will continue with mop up today.   On the west side of the fire,...
Beckwourth Complex Fire Morning Update July 11, 2021 Released: 7/11/2021
Current Situation: Despite a 22,600 acre growth on the Sugar Fire yesterday, firefighters were successful in holding the fire on the south and southwestern flanks, while catching...
Evening Update - July 10,2021 Released: 7/11/2021
Beckwourth Complex Saturday evening update: the fire is now at 61,252 acres and 9% containment. Today the fire was extremely active, reaching US highway 395 this afternoon which forced a closure of...