BIG FIVE FIRE. Start 6/18/2015. Lightning caused. Located at Big Five Basin near the Chagoopa Plateau, Sequoia National Park 208 Acres. 2 Personnel [staffing increasing over Labor Day weekend]. IC: Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks.
ELK FIRE. Off of Elk Mountain Road and Mount Dinger Road north of Upper Lake. Start 9/2/15 @ 1457 PDT. Cause under investigation. IC: CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit / Mendocino National Forest. 670 Acres. 40% Contained. Incident Cooperators: CALFIRE, USFS, North Shore Fire District, Lake County Sheriff’s Office and CHP. 270 Personnel. 26 Fire Engines. 18 Fire Crews. 4 Helicopters. 3 Dozers. 4 Water Tenders.
GASQUET COMPLEX. Multiple Ignited Lightning Fires Within The Gasquet Ranger District. 694 Acres. 28,614 Acres. 45%
Boats at local marina in the Bear Fire. [Photo Credit: Justus Barton]
Contained. Fires in complex: Bear Fire:
10,666. 43% Contained. Peak Fire:
11,366 Acres. 9% Contained. Coon Fire:
5684 Acres. 100% Contained. Feeder Fire:
898 Acres. 100% Contained.
MAD RIVER COMPLEX. Ruth Lake and Mad River communities. Start 7/30/15. Lightning caused. 37,462 Acres. 100% contained. 108 Personnel. Fires in this Complex: Pickett Fire: 10,985 Acres. Lassic Fire: 18,198 Acres. Gobbler Fire: 8279 Acres. [Last Update]
NICKOWITZ FIRE. Nickowitz Peak. Start 8/1/15. Lightning caused. 57 Personnel. 6881 Acres. 70% Contained. Containment lines holding. Mop-up operations to continue.
RIVER COMPLEX. New River Drainage near the communities of Dailey Ranch, Hoboken and Denny. Multiple Wildfires. Start
Bridge wrapping on the River Complex. [Courtesy: Inciweb]
7/30/15. Lightning caused. 291 Personnel. 71,332 Acres. 52% Contained. Continue with patrolling and containment lines.
ROUGH FIRE. 2.5 miles to the southwest of Spanish Mountain
USFS Mules assigned to the North side of the Rough Fire [where there are roadless areas] Courtesy: Inciweb
and 5 miles North of Hume Lake. Start 7/31/15. Lightning caused. 2038 Personnel. 84,070 Acres. 25% Containment.
Feather River Hotshots Firing Operations Route 60. [Courtesy: Inciweb]
Hyampom, south of 299 along the 60 Road. Start 7/30/15. Lightning. 316 Personnel. 29,395 Acres. 89% Contained.
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