CA ACTIVE WILDFIRES | SITREPS | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015

BIG FIVE FIRE.  Start 6/18/2015.  Lightning caused.  Located at Big Five Basin near the Chagoopa Plateau, Sequoia National Park  208 Acres. 2 Personnel [staffing increasing over Labor Day weekend]. IC:  Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks.

ELK FIRE.  Off of Elk Mountain Road and Mount Dinger Road north of Upper Lake. Start 9/2/15 @ 1457 PDT.  Cause under investigation.  IC:  CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit / Mendocino National Forest.  670 Acres.  40% Contained. Incident Cooperators:  CALFIRE, USFS, North Shore Fire District, Lake County Sheriff’s Office and CHP. 270 Personnel.  26 Fire Engines.  18 Fire Crews. 4 Helicopters. 3 Dozers.  4 Water Tenders.

GASQUET COMPLEX.  Multiple Ignited Lightning Fires Within The Gasquet Ranger District.  694 Acres.  28,614 Acres. 45%

Bear Fire with boats

Boats at local marina in the Bear Fire. [Photo Credit: Justus Barton]

Contained. Fires in complex:  Bear Fire:  10,666.  43% Contained.  Peak Fire:  11,366 Acres.  9% Contained. Coon Fire:  5684 Acres. 100% Contained.  Feeder Fire:  898 Acres.  100% Contained.

MAD RIVER COMPLEX.  Ruth Lake and Mad River communities. Start 7/30/15. Lightning caused. 37,462 Acres. 100% contained.  108 Personnel.  Fires in this Complex:  Pickett Fire:  10,985 Acres.  Lassic Fire:  18,198 Acres.  Gobbler Fire:  8279 Acres. [Last Update]

NICKOWITZ FIRE.  Nickowitz Peak.  Start 8/1/15.  Lightning caused.  57 Personnel. 6881 Acres. 70% Contained. Containment lines holding.  Mop-up operations to continue.

RIVER COMPLEX.  New River Drainage near the communities of Dailey Ranch, Hoboken and Denny.  Multiple Wildfires.  Start

Bridge wrapped with a fire resistant wrap on the River Complex

Bridge wrapping on the River Complex. [Courtesy: Inciweb]

7/30/15.  Lightning caused.  291 Personnel.  71,332 Acres. 52% Contained.  Continue with patrolling and containment lines.

ROUGH FIRE.  2.5 miles to the southwest of Spanish Mountain

USFS Mules assigned to the North side of the Rough Fire [where there are roadless areas] Courtesy: Inciweb

and 5 miles North of Hume Lake.  Start 7/31/15.  Lightning caused.  2038 Personnel.  84,070 Acres.  25% Containment.

Feather River Hotshots Firing Operations Route 60. [Courtesy: Inciweb]

SOUTH COMPLEX.  Hyampom, south of 299 along the 60 Road.  Start 7/30/15.  Lightning.  316 Personnel.  29,395 Acres.  89% Contained.

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