Active Wildfires | California | Sep 19 2016

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


AUBURN FIRE – Nevada County

Off Auburn Street and Whiting Street, Grass Valley. CAL FIRE incident. 47 acres. 97% contained. Unknown start date/cause.


CANYON FIRE – Vanderberg AFB

4 miles West of Lompoc.  IMT2.  2200 acres. 0% contained.  233 personnel.  6 crews. 23

Canyon Fire (Photo Credit:) San Barbara County Fire PIO Mike Eliason)

engines. 0 helicopters. 0 structures destroyed.  $250,000 cost-to-date. 


NEW! FLAT FIRE – Kern County

Off Granite Road and Poso Flat Road and 5 miles South of Woody.  Kern County.  50 acres. 0% contained.


NEW! JOCKS CANYON  FIRE – Uinta Wasatch Cache NF

350 acres.  South of Diamond Fork Canyon and 2 1/2 mile southeast of Dry Canyon campground,  Fire is being monitored.


NEW! LAGUNA FIRE – Santa Cruz County

Crews fighting a vegetation fire in Laguna Creek off of Highland Drive.   0 acres or % containment known.


OLD FIRE – Butte County

CAL FIRE. Off of Old Chico Canyon, west of Forest Ranch.  30 acres. 70% contained.



10 miles NE of Mammoth Lakes and North of the Owens River Road near Clark Canyon and East of Highway 395. Fire fuels are sagebrush and Jeffrey pine from an unknown cause that is under investigation.  The fire started on the afternoon of September 17th.   6000 acres. 20% contained.  483 personnel. 9 crews, 48 engines and 7 helicopters. 4 structures destroyed. $400,000 cost-to-date.


Pack Fire (Photo Credit: UWCNF)


NEW! PACK FIRE – Uinta – Wasatch Cache NF

120 acres. Lightning caused.



SENTINEL FIRE – Sequoia & Kings Canyon NF 

Kings Canyon National Park.  Fire discovered on August 19, 2016.  Located in the South of Cedar Grove in the mountains above 9,000’ elevation. vCause is lightning. 12 acres.  Smoldering. Is burning naturally, for the environment benefit.


CA IMT4.   Illegal campfire is cause.   117,656 acres. 67% containment status. 2021 personnel.  34 crews.  116 engines.  7 helicopters.  68 structures destroyed.  Active fire behavior with running, flanking and backing.  $206.7 Million.



Active fire behavior with spotting.  856 acres.  0% containment status. 513 personnel.  11 crews.  24 engines. 9 copters. 0 structures destroyed.  $313,000 cost-to-date.



WILLARD FIRE – Lassen County

CAL FIRE.  Off of Willard Creek Rd and West of Susanville.  2575 acres. 97% containment status.  360 personnel.  10 crews.  15 engines.  0 structures destroyed.  $10.8 Million cost-to-date.


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