Sunday Update – August 29, 2021
the MONUMENT FIRE is burning in Del Loma (Trinity County) near Monument Peak on the Shasty-Trinity National Forest in California, that broke out on July 30, 2021 around 1228 hours PT.
Fire management is in Unified Command including CAL FIRE and Shasta-Trinity NF.
The fire has burned 163,155 acres that is 23 % contained.
Current Fire Status
- Smoke cap has been lingering over the fire area for several days has finally lifted itself
- Fire behavior increased when this occurred
- However, has not breached the containment lines which is great news
- 8,180 structures plus 7,400 other minor structures were threatened this morning.
- Six firefighter injuries, none to civilians.
- 2,370 total personnel
- 18 copters
- 172 engines
- 57 dozers
- 62 water tenders
- 51 crews
Fire Operations is broken up into zones: South, North, boundaries:
- Crews and heavy equipment assisted the North Zone with fire line construction, structure protection
- Tactical patrol continues and suppression repair has been started.
- SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 @ 1800 hours PT
- Live Streamed on CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit Facebook page
- CAL FIRE IMT 5’s YouTube channel
- Live Streamed on Shasta Trinity National Forest page
- Trinity County Sheriff’s Office https://www.facebook.com/Trinity-County-Sheriffs-Office-1635934306689276/
Evacuation Shelters (People)
- Fireman’s Hall Pavilion (Humboldt County), 9 Park Street, Fortuna, CA 95540
- willow Creek Bible Church (Humboldt County), 39 Barannan Mtn Road, willow Creek, CA 95573
- Shasta College, 1155 Old Oregon Trail Bldg, 1900 Redding, CA 96949
Evacuation Shelters (Animals)
- Large animals – Redding Rodeo Grounds, 715 Auditorium Drive, Redding, CA
- Large animals – Hoopa Rodeo Grounds, Pine Creek Road, Willow Creek, CA
- Questions? contact the Trinity County Office of Emergency Services (OES) at (530) 623-1116
- 3 structures damaged
- 21 structures, plus other minor structures have been destroyed
- $61 Million cost-to-date
- California Highway Patrol
- Trinity County Sheriff’s
- Trinity County OES
- Trinity County Public Utilities District
- California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
- California Conservation Corps
- California National Guard
- California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
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