Active Wildfires | California | Sep 17 2016

Thank you for reading our Blog!

Here are the most current and active wildfires in the State of California:

GAP FIRE – Klamath NF.  Seiad Valley.  33,867 acres. 98% contained. Fire crews are currently in mop-up operations. No fire activity or growth reported.

Cost-To-Date:  $29.2 Million

OLD FIRE – Butte County.  CAL FIRE. Off of Old Chico Canyon, west of Forest Ranch. 30 acres. 15% contained.

SOBERANES FIRE – Los Padres NF.  CA IMT4.  108,441 acres. 59% contained.  1942

Sobereanes Fire from the Big Sur area. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

Sobereanes Fire from the Big Sur area. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

 

personnel.  Illegal campfire is cause. 20 Hand Crews. 143 Engines. 19 Helicopters. 9 Dozers. 11 Water Tenders and 2 Masticators.  Active fire behavior continues in the South and SE portions of the fire. Very steep terrain and some area inaccessible. 57 homes/11 outbuildings destroyed.

Cost-To-Date:  $202.3 Million

 

 

WILLARD FIRE – Lassen County.  CAL FIRE.  Off of Willard Creek

Rd and West of Susanville. 2575 acres. 90% contained. 2 homes/5 others destroyed.  Mandatory evacuation orders lifted. Red Cross shelter is now closed. 1 minor injury. 1235 personnel. 60 engines. 44 crews.  2 helicopters. 6 dozers.  16 water tenders. CAL IMT5.

Cost-To-Date:  $9.1 Million

(c) 2016 The #NWFireBlog