The SALT FIRE is burning three miles south of Lakehead, California in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. It ignited on June 30, 2021, around 1400 hours PT.

Credit: USFS

Incident Commander is the CA IMT Team 2 Minton.

The community of Lakehead is under threat.

The incident is being managed by a Type 1 IMT (CA Team 2).

Approximately 286 total personnel are assigned to this incident.

There is extreme fire behavior with uphill runs, long-range spotting and flanking.

About 5,043 acres of chaparral and timber has been burned. It still remains at a zero-percent containment.

Evacuation orders

  • Fenders Ferry Road between I-5 and Gilman Road
  • Zola Drive
  • Cordes Court
  • Solus Campground Road
  • Toms head Road
  • Antlers View Road
  • Old Mill Road
  • East of I-5 f rom Antlers Road to Riverview Drive


  • Gregory Creek Road (or go to Gregory Creek Beach)

Evacuation Warnings

  • Delta School Road
  • Delta Road
  • West of I-5 from the south end of Lakeshore Drive to the north end of Lakeshore Drive

Evacuation Shelter

  • Central Valley High School. Shasta lake, California 96019.

Road Closures

  • Fenders Ferry Road at Dog Creek Road
  • Gilman Road at the top of the hill
  • Riverview Drive at the I-5 off/on ramp
  • Lakeshore Drive at the I-5 on/off ramp