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Update on NorCal Fires

Overnight the nearly 8,000 firefighters continued to make good progress towards containment of the rash of wildfires that have been burning across northern California. CAL FIRE contained the Mill Fire in Tehama County yesterday evening, as local, state and federal firefighters continue to battle 9 remaining fires. Crews will get a couple days of relief from the gusty winds, but by Sunday strong winds could challenge firefighter’s efforts.
Over the weekend fire danger will remain very high in northern California due to the warm temperatures, low humidity and tinder-dry conditions. CAL FIRE is urging anyone planning to go camping or be outdoors this weekend, to be extra cautious. Fire restrictions and a statewide Burn Ban are in effect, so Californians need to check before using any type of open flame outside in

Fires of Interest:

**CAL FIRE Incidents**

 

Ponderosa Fire, Tehama/Shasta Counties (more info…)

Community of Manton & Shingletown

*28,098 acres – 68% contained
* Evacuation orders in effect

* 900 residences threatened


North Pass Fire, Mendocino County
(more info…)

Mendocino Pass Rd, northeast of Covelo 

*20,775 acres – 18% contained 

* CAL FIRE is now in unified command with the US Forest Service

 

Mill Fire, Tehama/Butte Counties (more info…)

Hwy 32, 10 miles northwest of Butte Meadows

1,641 acres – 100% contained

**Federal & Local Fires**
Chips Fire, Plumas County (more info…)
US Forest Service – Plumas National Forest
20 miles northwest of Quincy
* 63,160 acres – 55% contained

* CAL FIRE is assisting

Barry Point Fire, State of Oregon & Modoc County (more info…)
US Forest Service – Fremont-Winema National Forest
West of Goose lake, along the Oregon & California Border
* 93,071 acres – 70% contained

* 38,394 acres have burned into California
* CAL FIRE is assisting

Fort Complex, Siskiyou County (more info…)
US Forest Service – Klamath National Forest

10 Miles northwest of Happy Camp
* 6,683 acres – 37% contained

Ramsey Fire, Calaveras County (more info…)
US Forest Service – Stanislaus National Forest
Hwy 4, 11 miles East of Dorrington
* 1,137 acres – 95% contained

Rush Fire, Lassen County (more info…)
Bureau of Land Management

Southwest of Applegate
*330,793 acres- 64% contained
* CAL FIRE is assisting

Bagley Complex, Shasta County (more info…)
US Forest Service – Shasta-Trinity National Forest

7 miles west of Big Bend CA
* 11,083 – 5% contained

Antelope Fire, Modoc County (more info…)
US Forest Service – Modoc National Forest

near Jacks Butte
* 650 – 25% contained

For the latest on CAL FIRE’s incidents visit www.fire.ca.gov or follow us on twitter @CAL_FIRE. For a look at the statewide fire map: http://www.fire.ca.gov/fire_protection/firemaps.php. For fires burning on federal land visit http://www.inciweb.org/state/5/.

fire-prone areas.

 

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