Update 2 | July 22, 2020

Incident Summary

A wildfire is burning off of Hog Flat Reservoir and Hwy 144, west of Susanville in Lassen County and nearby to the GOLD FIRE, another large fire incident that the CAL FIRE LMU are both managing with separate Fire Commands.

Started 7/18/2020 at 1530 PDT. Fire fuels consist of timber, brush grasses. Cause is unknown and under investigation.

Current Status

  • Community Lake of Forest
  • Structures under threat
  • Evacuations in effect
  • Road closures
  • 9,420 acres w/9% containment
  • Rain over the fire line on 7/22/2020, reduced size of acreage

Resources – Personnel

  • 1,237 personnel
  • 21 crews
  • 147 engines

Photo Credit | Crockett Carquinez FD

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Incident Cooperators 

  • Lassen National Forest
  • CHP
  • Lassen County Sheriff Office
  • Cal TRANS
  • CAL Smoke Blog
  • Crockett Carquinez FD
  • Alameda County FD
  • STL Trainee
  • Fremont FD
  • Oakland FD
  • NWS Reno
  • Butte County AQMD
  • CA State Association of Counties

Photo Credit | Crockett Carquinez FD

Fire Behavior

  • Moderate fire behavior with short-range spotting and uphill runs

Weather Report

As of 1517 PT

  • 87*F temps
  • Sunny
  • 20% precip
  • Winds at 3 mph
  • RH 32%

Evacuation Orders

  • Lake Forest Estates
  • Riverbench Road
  • Britt Lane
  • Thumper Hill Road
  • Ridge Top Road
  • North and South of Hwy 36 from A1 to Willard Creek Road
  • From A1 to Willard Creek Road


  • Lassen Community College. Phone Number:  530.250.9088.

Photo Credit | Crockett Carquinez FD

Social Media

@nwfireblog – Twitter/Facebook – NW Fire Blog – Instagram


#CAwildfires #FireSeason2020 #HogFire

Update 2 | 7/22/2020 1520 PT | (c) 2020 NW Fire Blog




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