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River Complex 2021

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1711 S. Main St 
1711 S. Main St 

Incident Contacts

Fire Information Line
Phone: 530-598-9353
Hours: 8 am - 8 pm, Daily
Trinity County Office of Emergency Services
Phone: 530-623-8223
Hours: 9 am - 6 pm, M-F

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                                                                             River Complex Fire Summary

Etna, CA- The River Complex Fire is comprised of the Haystack, Summer and Cornan fires located on both the Klamath National Forest, and the Shasta- Trinity National Forest. The incident started July 30, 2021 by multiple lightning fires. The Cronan fire is 100% contained and is in patrol status. The complex is currently being managed by the California Interagency Incident Management Team 15.  
Please visit the following links for more information: 


Forest Closures:  Shasta-Trinity National Forest: 

Klamath National Forest:

Links:   Daily Smoke Report     |     Glossary of Wildland Fire Terminology     |     Federal Aviation Flight Restrictions Map     

Facebook:  Klamath NF     |    Shasta-Trinity NF    |     Siskiyou County Sheriff     |     Trinity County OES      |     Trinity County Sheriff

Property Damage Assessment: For questions or information regarding the status of your property or for recovery assistance, call Trinity County Office of Emergency Services (OES) at 530-623-8223, call Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services (OES) 530-841-2155.

Siskiyou County and Trinity County Evacuations: have been down graded to evacuation warnings.  Siskiyou County:     Trinity County:

Plan, Prepare, and Stay Aware: The geography, weather patterns and number of Wildland Urban Interface communities in California make it a state particularly threatened by devastating wildfire. As catastrophic wildfires continue to increase each year in California, make sure to protect yourself and your family – plan, prepare and stay aware. Property owners and residents in areas most at risk are encouraged to take the steps in CAL FIRE “Ready, Set, Go!” to be ready for wildfire.

Basic Information
Current as of Thu, 01/20/2022 - 05:07
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Lightning
Date of Origin
Location Salmon Scott Ranger District
Incident Commander Ty Isbell
Incident Description Wildland Fire
Coordinates 41° 23' 20'' Latitude
-123° 3'
'' Longitude
Current Situation
Total Personnel: 25
Size 199,343 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 92%
Fuels Involved

Live and dead fuels are improving with the recent precipitation events after being critically dry due to severe drought. 1000-hour dead fuel moisture is well below 10% and live fuels are below 100%. Overstory vegetation is mixed conifer and surface fuels include shrubs and grass - Scott and Burgan fuel models TL8, TU5, SH7 and GS2.

Significant Events

Fire was handed over to local district.

Planned Actions

Fire suppression repair continues.

Projected Incident Activity


For more information please check "River Complex Post-Fire BAER"

Current Weather
Weather Concerns

Rain is expected