CA | Knob Fire | New!

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 | Newly Reported

INCIDENT SUMMARY – The KNOB FIRE ignited from an undetermined cause on Sunday, August 29th around 2000 hours near at Friday Ridge near Willow Creek, California.

COMMAND – Fire management is being led by Jesse Knox, a Type 3 Incident Commander.

SIZE UP – The current size up is around 1,000 acres of timber, and brush. There is no containment status at this time. Fire behavior is moderate with torching, running and flanking. Officials expect to contain this wildfire by October 3, 2021.

RESOURCES – Resources include 196 total fire personnel.

WEATHER FORECAST – Weather is forecasted to be in the cooler temps and relative humidity will increase. Good recoveries in the evening will be good for crews. However, in the afternoons valley winds are said to be present with winds gusting up to 20-miles-per-hour in the Trinity River Valley area.

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