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ONCC News and Notes.

Last updated: October 22, 2014 7:31

Type I IMT
National Rotation

Changes 10/21/2014 at 1030 MDT

  • 2 hr: Southern
  • 8 hr: Alaska
  • 24 hr: Rocky Basin

Type I IMT
Regional Rotation

Changes 10/28/2014 at 2400 PDT

  • 2 hr: McGowan
  • 8 hr: Pincha-Tulley
  • 24 hr: Opliger

Type II IMT
Regional Rotation

Changes 10/21/2014 at 2400 PDT

  • 2 hr: NC
  • 8 hr: SC
  • 24 hr: CC

Type II IMT
Local Rotation

Changes 11/04/2014 at 2400 PDT

  • 2 hr: Johnson
  • 8 hr: Minton
  • 24 hr:

CAL FIRE Type 1 ICT
Regional Rotation

Changes 10/27/2014 at 0800 PDT

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Neighboring GACC
News & Notes
& Morning Briefings


Date
Time
News and Notes
10/21/2014
0730
Light initial attack reported in the past 24 hours.
10/19/2014
1730
Minimal initial attack reported in North Ops today.
10/18/2014
0715
Initial attack in the Geographic Area was light today.
10/18/2014
0800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 134,056 acres 98% contained. Last report unless significant activity occurs.
10/17/2014
1730
Minimal initial attack activity in the Geagraphic Area today.
10/16/2014
1800
Minimal initial attack activity in the Geagraphic Area today.
10/16/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 134,056 acres 97% contained.
10/15/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 134,056 acres 97% contained.
10/15/2014
1700
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 459 acres, 100% contained.
10/15/2014
0930
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 459 acres, 90% contained.
10/13/2014
1730
The GACC had light initial attack activity today.
10/13/2014
1730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 134,056 acres 97% contained. Fire is burning the understory with very isolated torching.
10/13/2014
1730
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 459 acres, 86% contained. Continued mop-up and suppression repair. Team will transition incident back to the Unit Tuesday morning at 0800.
10/13/2014
0700
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 459 acres, 80% contained.
10/12/2014
1500
The National Weather Service - Reno has a Wind Advisory in effect from 1100 on Tuesday through 0100 Wednesday. Winds will increase late Tuesday morning becoming strong and gusty Tuesday afternoon and evening. http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ071&warncounty=CAC035&firewxzone=CAZ271&local_place1=Susanville CA&product1=Wind+Advisory&lat=40.41110&lon=-120.65060#.VDr73z90yM8
10/12/2014
1422
The National Weather Service - Medford has a Wind Advisory in effect from 0800 to 2300 Tuesday. Winds will be 25-35 mph with gusts to 50 mph for Weed, Gazelle, Granada and Montague. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=mfr&wwa=wind advisory
10/12/2014
1422
The National Weather Service - Medford has a Fire Weather Watch in effect for Monday afternoon and into the evening for a combination of strong winds and low humidities for fire weather zone 284. http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ083&warncounty=CAC093&firewxzone=CAZ284&local_place1=12 Miles WSW Macdoel CA&product1=Fire+Weather+Watch&lat=41.73960&lon=-122.19989#.VDryOT90yM8
10/12/2014
0715
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 459 acres, 67% contained. Mop up and suppression repair activity continues.
10/11/2014
1715
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 133,183 acres, 97% contained.
10/11/2014
1630
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 459 acres, 67% contained. Unburned islands well within the perimeter continue to burn.
10/11/2014
0715
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 459 acres, 55% contained. Creeping and smoldering with potential for roll out and some interior burning.
10/10/2014
1745
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 459 acres, 55% contained. Mop-up and improve completed lines and contingency lines.
10/10/2014
1730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 133,133 acres, 97% contained.
10/10/2014
1500
National Weather Servive - Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 2300 Saturday evening through 0500 Monday morning for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 215...216...217...218...263...264 and 279. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWSTO
10/10/2014
0715
National Weather Servive - Sacramento has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday evening through late Sunday night for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 215...216...217...218...263...264 and 279. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWSTO
10/10/2014
0715
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 420 acres, 30% contained. Short range spotting with some roll out. All eastbound lanes of interstate 80 have been reopened.
10/09/2014
1800
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 420 acres, 25% contained. Evacuations in effect for portions of Applegate and Weimar.
10/09/2014
1800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 100% contained.
10/09/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,933 acres, 97% contained.
10/09/2014
1415
National Weather Service - San Francisco has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday evening through late Sunday night for gusty winds and low humidity for the North Bay Hills above 1,000' in Napa, Marin and Sonoma Counties. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMTR
10/09/2014
0800
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 420 acres, 20% contained. CALFIRE IMT1 - Team 1 (Zombro) in command. Moderate rate of spread with spotting. Mandatory evacuations remain in place. Eastbound Interstate 80 reduced to one lane of traffic between Applegate and Weimar road.
10/08/2014
1800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 98% contained. Transfer of command from California IMT1 - Team 1 (McGowan) to Type 3 IC Nelson occured at 0700 this morning.
10/08/2014
1800
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 350 acres, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread with spotting. Mandatory evacuations continue. Eastbound Interstate 80 closed at Applegate. CALFIRE IMT1 - Team 1 (Zombro) on order.
10/08/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,883 acres, 97% contained. Fire activity continued due to poor humidity recovery.
10/08/2014
1530
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 5 fires - 50 acres, 0% contained. Rapid rate of spread with spotting. Mandatory evacuations in place for 80 residences in Weimar. Eastbound interstate 80 remains closed at Applegate.
10/08/2014
1430
CA-NEU Applegate Fire: 5 fires varying in size from a 1/4 to 10 acres, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread. Structures threatened. Eastbound Interstate 80 closed at Applegate.
10/08/2014
0815
Minimal initial attack in the Geographic Area in the past 24 hours.
10/07/2014
1800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 98% contained. Transfer of command from California IMT1 - Team 1 (McGowan) to IMT3 (Nelson) will occur at 0700 tomorrow morning.
10/07/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,883 acres, 97% contained. No significant activity.
10/07/2014
0745
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 98% contained. Continued mop-up and patrol. Isolated interior islands of unburned fuels continue to consume.
10/06/2014
1745
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 98% contained. Increased fire behavior, interior to the fire perimeter, was seen in the Rubicon River area today as isolated islands of surface fuels continue to burn. Poor overnight humidity recovery expected again tonight.
10/06/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,883 acres, 97% contained. Interior smokes were visible today as drier fuels continue to consume under poor humidity recovery weather conditions.
10/06/2014
0800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 98% contained. Heavy dead and down fuels continue to hold heat and consume. Interior pockets of unburned fuels are expected to be more active due to warmer and drier weather.
10/06/2014
0800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,883 acres, 97% contained. Fire continues to back towards Toms Valley Creek and into the unnamed drainage east of Hooligan Lake. Interior islands were active in the warmer and drier weather conditions.
10/05/2014
1815
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 98% contained. Continued mop-up and suppression repair.
10/05/2014
1815
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,883 acres, 97% contained. Increased fire activity due to poor relative humidity and continued warm temperatures.
10/05/2014
0715
Light initial attack activity in the past 24 hours.
10/05/2014
0715
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 98% contained.
10/05/2014
0715
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,833 acres, 97% contained.
10/04/2014
1800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 98% contained. Anticipated containment date adjusted to 10/8 due to extreme terrain slowing containment.
10/04/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,833 acres, 97% contained. Isolated interior fuels continue to smolder.
10/04/2014
0715
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 98% contained. Mop up and patrol in conjunction with inventory/backhaul of excess suppression equipment and trash removal.
10/03/2014
1800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 98% contained. Mop up and patrol, fire suppression repair using mechanical equipment and snag removal and chipping of cleared fuel along roads continues.
10/03/2014
1730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,833 acres, 97% contained. Fire activity in Division I diminished overnight due to natural barriers. Fire behavior was creeping and smoldering as fuels continue to consume.
10/03/2014
1615
CA-SHF Deer Fire: 13 acres, 100% contained.
10/03/2014
0745
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 95% contained. There was no operational night shift. Any areas of increased fire behavior today will be isolated ground fire on exposed southern slopes under a warming and drying weather trend. As of 0700 this morning, the fire is no longer in Unified Command with CAL FIRE.
10/03/2014
0745
CA-SHF Deer Fire: 13 acres, 75% contained.
10/02/2014
1800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,717 acres, 95% contained. Minimal fire behavior confined to isolated ground fire on southern aspects and heavy fuels well interior.
10/02/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,833 acres, 97% contained.
10/02/2014
1600
CA-SHF Deer Fire: 13 acres, 0% contained. Continued forward spread is expected to be limited.
10/02/2014
1030
CA-SHF Deer Fire: 5 to 7 acres burning in timber, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread. Red Mountain, 6 miles northwest of Trinity Lake.
10/02/2014
0715
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 94% contained. Minimal fire behavior with interior heavy fuels burning throughout the night.
10/01/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 97% contained.
10/01/2014
1745
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 94% contained. Fireline construction and improvement is being implemented, as needed, to suppress isolated heat sources south of the Rubicon River on the west flank.
10/01/2014
0930
The monthly outlook for Northern California has been updated for October. http://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_outlook.pdf
10/01/2014
0715
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 94% contained. Fireline resources patrolled and monitored the fire perimeter. Minimal fire activity with isolated heat held in heavy fuels. Gusty northeast to easterly winds and dropping relative humidity are expected through Thursday morning.
09/30/2014
1800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 94% contained. The fire increased in fire behavior today with more smokes showing on the interior due to drying fuels.
09/30/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 97% contained.
09/30/2014
0730
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 92% contained. California IMT1 - Team 1 (McGowan) will assume command of the entire incident effective 1800 tonight.
09/29/2014
1815
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 92% contained. Heat remains in the heavier fuels and the heavy duff that was sheltered from the rain under dense timber canopy. Mop up and patrol continues. Further demobilization of excess resources continued today.
09/29/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 97% contained.
09/29/2014
1045
The National Interagency Coordination Center has lowered the National Preparedness Level to PL 1.
09/29/2014
0800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 89% contained. California IMT1- Team 1 (McGowan) assumed command of Zone 2 at 0700 hours this morning. California IMT1 Team 5 (Giachino) remains in command of Zone 2. Fire spread has been halted due to recent precipitation, however heat remains in the heavier fuels. Interior fire activity and smoke production is expected to increase with warmer and drier weather this week.
09/29/2014
0800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 97% contained. Interior fuels continue to smolder.
09/28/2014
1800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 89% contained. After 4 days of precipitation with accumulations of 1-3 inches, fire spread has been halted, however heat remains in the heavier fuels.
09/28/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 97% contained. Fire transitioned to local type 3 organization.
09/28/2014
0700
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 87% contained. California IMT1 - Team 1 (McGowan) will shadow CAL FIRE Team 5 (Smith) today with transition scheduled for Monday 09/29 0600.
09/28/2014
0700
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 97% contained.
09/27/2014
1800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 84% contained. California IMT1 - Team 1 (McGowan) is in-briefing with CAL FIRE Team 5 (Smith) today.
09/27/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 97% contained. Tomorrow a Type 3 organization will shadow Opliger's Type 1 Team. The Type 3 organization will then assume command of the Happy Camp Complex at 1800 tomorrow evening.
09/27/2014
1530
Effective 1700 this afternoon NOPS is moving to Preparedness Level 2.
09/27/2014
0730
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 78% contained. Predominately smoldering in heavy fuels throughout the interior of the fire area with no perimeter growth.
09/27/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 97% contained. No significant activity.
09/26/2014
1800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 74% contained. Fire activity was minimal, with creeping and smoldering. Completion of containment lines continue to be coordinated between Zones 1 and 2. Isolated showers are expected this evening.
09/26/2014
1730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 94% contained. Isolated interior fuels continue to smolder.
09/26/2014
1730
CA-TMU Cascade Fire: 20 acres, 20% contained. Minimal fire behavior.
09/26/2014
0800
CA-ENF King Fire: 97,099 acres, 68% contained. Fire activity minimal with smoldering interior pockets of heavy fuels. Zone 1: with diminished threat level, additional excess resources have been demobilized. Mop up and patrol continues. Suppression repair will begin tomorrow. Zone 2: Spot fires across the line in Division U have been contained. Division G still has concerns with roll out with underslung line. Mop up and patrol continues.
09/26/2014
0800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 94% contained. Isolated interior fuels continue to smolder. Minimal fire behavior.
09/26/2014
0800
CA-TMU Cascade Fire: 20 acres, 0% contained. Fire received precipitation yesterday afternoon, which moderated fire behavior.
09/25/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 100% contained.
09/25/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 94% contained. Isolated interior fuels continue to smolder.
09/25/2014
1730
CA-ENF King Fire: 95,347 acres, 55% contained. The Pacific low pressure system that came through the fire area today brought .6 to .9 inches of rain. Observed fire activity was minimal with smoldering in interior pockets of heavy fuels.
09/25/2014
0745
CA-ENF King Fire: 95,347 acres, 43% contained. The fire was active before sunset but activity decreased as the night progressed. The most active fire behavior was on the southwest corner of the fire in Zone 1 in the Rubicon drainage.
09/25/2014
0745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 94% contained. The fire received between 1.5 and 3 inches of rain in the past 24 hours, amounts dependent upon your location on the fire.
09/25/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. Today, mostly cloudy with scattered showers.
09/25/2014
0715
CA-TMU Cascade Fire: 35 acres in brush and timber, 0% contained. Fire is burning in the Desolation Wilderness 8 miles west of South Lake Tahoe, CA. 55 degrees, 45% relative humidity, winds south southwest at 7 gusting 20.
09/24/2014
1815
CA-ENF King Fire: 92,960 acres, 38% contained. The fire was very active today due to dry and windy conditions. There was single and group tree torching with short duration crown runs.
09/24/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 86% contained. Steady rain fell throughout the fire area today.
09/24/2014
1745
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. Flash flood warning in effect for the fire area through 0500 tomorrow morning.
09/24/2014
0715
CA-ENF King Fire: 92,960 acres, 38% contained. The fire remained relatively active throughout the night due to poor humidity recovery and wind. Fire lines will be tested today due to Red Flag conditions.
09/24/2014
0715
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. Isolated creeping and smoldering in interior unburned fuels. Today, rain is forecast and may be heavy at times.
09/24/2014
0715
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 132,733 acres, 86% contained. Sections of open fire line on the southwestern portion of the fire continued to burn. Today, rain is forecast and may be heavy at times.
09/23/2015
1815
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. No significant activity.
09/23/2014
1800
CA-ENF King Fire: 89,574 acres, 35% contained. Fairly active fire behavior along uncontrolled fire edge with moderate rates of spread, single and group tree torching and short range spotting. Red Flag warnings in effect for the fire area through Wednesday evening for gusty winds and low humidity.
09/23/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 131,996 acres, 86% contained. No significant activity.
09/23/2014
1615
National Weather Service - Reno has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 0800 tomorrow morning through 2300 tomorrow evening for gusty winds and low humidity for northeastern California and northwestern Nevada. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWREV
09/23/2014
0715
CA-ENF King Fire: 89,574 acres, 35% contained. Zone 1: Crews were able to completely line the large spot fire near French Meadows Reservoir. Significant direct and indirect line was completed in the fire area. Zone 2: Good progress made in the Rubicon river drainage. Primary lines are in and secondary lines are nearing completion.
09/23/2014
0715
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 131,996 acres, 85% contained. Fire intensity decreased overnight but continued to back into the Wooley Creek drainage.
09/23/2014
0715
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained.
09/22/2014
1845
CA-ENF King Fire: 87,592 acres, 18% contained. Zone 1 fire behavior was moderate today with individual and group torching and short range spotting. Most of the activity was on the north and northwest portions of the fire. Zone 2 had down canyon winds push the fire over the containment lines in Division G and into the Rubicon drainage moving the fire to the west. Secondary and contingency lines are being constructed, as well as direct line where conditions are safe.
09/22/2014
1845
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 131,996 acres, 85% contained. The fire continues to actively back into the Wooley Creek drainage burning in mostly timber understory.
09/22/2014
1845
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 94 acres, 91% contained. Crews continued mop up and suppression repair. Some crews, excess supplies and equipment were demobed and transported off the fire today. All remaining personnel will be transported off the fire by end of shift tomorrow. The fire will then be placed in patrol status and will be patrolled by aircraft.
09/22/2014
1845
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained.
09/22/2014
1430
The National Weather Service - Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning for Tuesday 1400 hours through Wednesday 2000 hours for gusty winds and low humidities for fire weather zones 214, 221, 268 and 269. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWSTO
09/22/2014
1200
The National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning for Tuesday from 1100 hours through 2300 hours for a combination of strong winds and low relative humidities for fire weather zones 281, 284, and 285. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
09/22/2014
0915
National Weather Service - Reno has issued a Fire Weather Watch from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for northeastern California and far western Nevada. This effects fire weather zones 270, 271, 278 and 458. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWREV
09/22/2014
0745
Area Command Team (Loach) is staged at McClellan. The team is not assigned to the ENF-King Fire or the KNF-Happy Camp Complex.
09/22/2014
0715
CA-ENF King Fire: 87,592 acres, 18% contained. Fire behavior was minimal overnight with creeping and backing fire observed.
09/22/2014
0715
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 94 acres, 78% contained. Minimal overnight fire behavior due to precipitation received yesterday.
09/22/2014
0715
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 131,996 acres, 85% contained. Smoke dispersion was poor throughout the past 24 hour period. The fire continues to back and flank in the Wooley Creek drainage. Mop up, patrol and suppression repair continues on the northern portion of the fire.
09/22/2014
0715
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained.
09/21/2014
1845
CA-ENF King Fire: 82,018 acres, 17% contained. Firing in Branch 1 continued with higher humidity not affecting the firing operations but assisted in decreasing the spotting potential.
09/21/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 131,389 acres, 80% contained. No significant activity.
09/21/2014
1730
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening for the combination of strong winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 281...282...284...285...624 and 625. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
09/21/2014
1730
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 94 acres, 78% contained. Fire received precipitation for a 5 hour period today. Crews opened up larger fuels so precipitaion could assist in mop-up.
09/21/2014
0715
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. Isolated creeping and smoldering in interior pockets of unburned fuels..
09/21/2014
0700
CA-ENF King Fire: 82,018 acres, 10% contained. Thunderstorms moved through the fire area overnight bringing lightning and rain; the increased humidity helped to moderate fire activity.
09/21/2014
0700
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 131,389 acres, 80% contained. The fire continues to back into the Wooley Creek drainage. Most of the northern portion of the fire is being patroled.
09/21/2014
0700
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 93 acres, 65% contained. Crews made good progress yesterday with mop-up and securing the fires edge. Light precipitation was received over the fire area last night and active cells were observed.
09/20/2014
1830
CA-ENF King Fire: 81,994 acres, 10% contained. Fire activity was moderate today with single and group tree torching, short range spotting and short head fire runs when wind and topography were in alignment. A low pressure system passed to the south of the fire today bringing clouds and increased humidity which moderated the activity.
09/20/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 130,139 acres, 78% contained. Fire activity increased today as a result of higher temperatures and lower humidity. Most of the northern portion of the fire is being patroled.
09/20/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. No significant activity.
09/20/2014
1745
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 93 acres, 65% contained. Interior heat remains within the fire perimeter. Light precipitation was received over the fire area today and active cells were observed.
09/20/2014
0730
CA-ENF King Fire: 80,994 acres, 10% contained. Poor humidity recovery overnight allowed the fire to actively burn throughout the night. The fire was most active when down canyon and east winds aligned.
09/20/2014
0730
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 93 acres, 45% contained. Hand line or cold trail surround the fire. Heavy dead down fuels continue to be consumed.
09/20/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 130,139 acres, 74% contained. Crews worked toward finishing firing a section of line on Big Ridge in Division N. This is expected to secure the eastern edge of the remaining open fireline.
09/20/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. Isolated creeping and smoldering.
09/20/2014
0730
CA-SHU Boles: 479 acres, 100% contained.
09/19/2014
1830
CA-ENF King Fire: 76,376 acres, 10% contained. The north portion of the fire was under an east wind influence with 18-20 mph winds, and gusts to 38 mph, which pushed the fire to the west. A spot fire 2 miles ahead of the main fire front caused resources to withdraw from the area. Down canyon winds, with an easterly wind influence, is expected to bring more than normal active fire behavior throughout the night.
09/19/2014
1830
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 93 acres, 45% contained. Isolated torching today with the increased east wind influence. Heavy down material continues to consume. Line construction nearly completed.
09/19/2014
1830
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 130,139 acres, 74% contained. Northeast winds caused increased fire behavior and growth in the Wooley Creek drainage. Burnout operations were successfully conducted north of Black Marble Mountain. The northern portion of the complex remains in patrol, mop up and suppression repair status.
09/19/2014
1815
CA-SHU Boles: 479 acres, 95% contained. Smoldering material decreased as 100% mop up continues.
09/19/2014
1815
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. No significant activity.
09/19/2014
0730
CA-ENF King Fire: 76,376 acres, 10% contained. Evening winds became down slope and down canyon, bringing the fire down into the canyons. This may cause significant runs back up the canyons today when the winds shift to upcanyon/upslope.
09/19/2014
0730
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 85 acres, 35% contained. Line construction nearly completed. Hose lays are in place and set. Significant heat still exists on the both the north and east side of the fire. Smoldering and interior creeping still remain within the fire perimeter.
09/19/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 130,139 acres, 72% contained. Fire behavior moderated overnight with increased moisture in the area.
09/19/2014
0730
CA-SWR Tract 17 Fire: 395 acres, 100% contained.
09/19/2014
0730
CA-SKU Boles Fire: 479 acres, 90% contained. Crews continue to overhaul the large mulch pile and the log deck at the Roseburg mill. Evacuation orders will be lifted today at 1000 hours. Residents will then be allowed to enter the fire area.
09/19/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. Minimal fire behavior.
09/19/2014
0730
CA-BTU Nelson Fire: 400 acres, 100% contained.
09/18/2014
1815
CA-ENF King Fire: 73,184 acres, 10% contained. Fire behavior moderated today due to lower temperatures, higher humidity, and cloud cover shading the fire.
09/18/2014
1815
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 129,422 acres, 72% contained. Increased moisture moderated fire activity today.
09/18/2014
1800
CA-SKU Boles Fire: 479 acres, 85% contained. There was a flare-up on the line today despite the small amount of rain received.
09/18/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. No significant activity
09/18/2014
1800
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 85 acres in brush, 35% contained. Crews made significant progress on containment lines. Significant heat remains on the north and east sides of the fire.
09/18/2014
1630
CA-BTU Nelson Fire: 400 acres in grass, 80% contained. Forward progress has been stopped.
09/18/2014
1500
CA-BTU Nelson Fire: 350 acres in grass, 50% contained. Moderate rate of spread.
09/18/2014
1415
CA-BTU Nelson Fire: 150 acres in grass, 0% contained. 10 miles west of the town of Durham, CA. Rapid rate of spread. No identified threats.
09/18/2014
1230
CA-SWR Track 17 Fire: 395 acres, 80% contained. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.
09/18/2014
0900
CA-SWR Track 17 Fire: 500 acres burning in grass and brush, 75% contained.
09/18/2014
0800
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. Creeping and smoldering.
09/18/2014
0800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 125,788 acres, 68% contained. Increased moisture resulted in decreased spread overnight. Creeping and smoldering. Precipitation occured over the fire area.
09/18/2014
0800
CA-SKU Boles Fire: 375 acres, 60% contained. Fire continued to smolder. Strong winds continue to make any smoldering material within 500' of the line a danger to renewed fire spread.
09/18/2014
0745
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 85 acres in brush, 0% contained. Main emphasis is to locate spot fires and mop-up the north side of the fire as it is holding most of the heat.
09/18/2014
0745
CA-ENF King Fire: 70,944 acres, 5% contained. The fire remained active overnight. Incident personel determined that the fire made a run of over ten miles north between 1600 yesterday and 0600 this morning.
09/17/2014
1845
CA-ENF King Fire: 27,930 acres, 5% contained. This afternoon fire behavior became extreme with plume domination, crown runs and long range spotting.
09/17/2014
1845
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 125,788 acres, 68% contained. Large acreage gain due to the inclusion of the Man Fire in the Happy Camp Complex.
09/17/2014
1845
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. Creeping and smoldering in interior fuels. The Man Fire is now being managed as part of the Happy Camp Complex after it merged with that fire.
09/17/2014
1845
CA-SKU Boles Fire: 375 acres, 60% contained. Fire continued to smolder. Strong winds continue to make any smoldering material within 500' of the line a danger to renewed fire spread.
09/17/2014
1830
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 85 acres in brush, 0% contained. Creeping and smoldering with isolated pockets of heavy fuels, short range spotting and roll-out. Falling snags contributing to heavy fuels.
09/17/2014
1830
CA-NEU Dog Bar Fire: 247 acres, 90% contained. No significant activity.
09/17/2014
1830
CA-MEU Black Fire: 403 acres, 100% contained.
09/17/2014
0715
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 114,664 acres, 60% contained. The Happy Camp Complex has burned south and merged with the Man Fire. The Man fire perimeter now lies fully within the perimeter of the complex and will no longer be reported on seperately.
09/17/2014
0715
CA-ENF King Fire: 18,544 acres, 5% contained. Poor overnight humidity recovery above 3,000' allowed the fire to remain active on ridges and upper plateaus. Down canyon winds pushed fire down drainages.
09/17/2014
0715
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 98% contained. Creeping and smoldering in interior fuels.
09/16/2014
1900
CA-SKU Boles Fire: 375 acres, 25% contained. Fire continued to smolder. Red Flag Warning in effect over the fire area for strong winds and low humidity.
09/16/2014
1830
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 85 acres in brush, 0% contained. Creeping and smoldering with isolated pockets of heavy fuels, short range spotting and roll-out.
09/16/2014
1815
CA-ENF King Fire: 12,780 acres, 5% contained. The fire became very active this afternoon with spotting up to 1/2 mile and single and group tree torching.
09/16/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 78% contained. The fire continued to be active on the southwest and south flanks.
09/16/2014
1800
CA-NEU Dog Bar Fire: 247 acres, 90% contained. No significant activity.
09/16/2014
1745
CA-HIA Bald Hill 3 Fire: 210 acres, 100% contained.
09/16/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 113,158 acres, 60% contained. Scattered pockets of interior fuels continue to be consumed.
09/16/2014
1730
CA-MEU Black Fire: 403 acres, 95% contained.
09/16/2014
1545
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 1100 Wednesday morning through 2100 Wednesday evening for the combination of strong winds and low humidity for fire weather zones 284 and 285. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/?latitude=&longitude=&wfo=mfr&interface=fwzones&click.x=416&click.y=499
09/16/2014
1530
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect through 2100 Wednesday evening for the combination of strong winds and low humidity for fire weather zone 281. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
09/16/2014
1430
CA-ENF Irene Fire: 50 acres in brush, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread with spotting. Located within the Mokelumne Wilderness.
09/16/2014
1115
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening for the combination of strong winds and low humidity for fire weather zones 284 and 285. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
09/16/2014
0745
CA-SKU Boles Fire: 375 acres, 20% contained. Long range spotting, torching and short crown runs. 150 residential structures damaged or destroyed. An unknown number of commercial buildings damaged or destroyed. Damage assesment is ongoing. Today the plan is to strengthen exisitng control lines and begin mopping up.
09/16/2014
0745
CA-AEU King Fire: 11,570 acres, 5% contained. The fire remained moderately active throughout the night. The winds reversed from up canyon to down canyon in the evening pushing the fire down through drainages.
09/16/2014
0745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 113,158 acres, 55% contained. The Happy Camp Complex has merged with the Man Fire. The southern side of the fire continues to back into the wind while making occasional short surface fire runs.
09/16/2014
0745
CA-KNF July Complex: 50,042 acres, 78% contained. Man Fire continued to be active on the southwest and south flanks. The Man fire has merged with the Happy Camp Complex.
09/16/2014
0730
CA-MEU Black Fire: 403 acres, 85% contained. Significant progress made mopping up.
09/16/2014
0730
CA-NEU Dog Bar Fire: 247 acres, 90% contained. Small pockets of interior fuels remain.
09/16/2014
0730
CA-HIA Bald Hill 3 Fire: 210 acres, 95% contained. Creeping and smoldering with continued consumption of interior fuels.
09/16/2014
0730
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 1,375 acres, 100% contained.
09/15/2014
1830
CA-SKU Boles Fire: 300 acres, 0% contained. Rapid rates of spread within the community of Weed. Over 100 structures damaged or destroyed. Interstate 5 was closed for several hours, but has re-opened to both north and south bound traffic. The fire has crossed Highway 97. Highway 97 is closed. Evacuations in effect.
09/15/2014
1830
CA-AEU King Fire: 8,600 acres, 5% contained. Fire made significant runs towards the northwest under a strong southerly wind flow. Threat to the White Meadows, Spring Valley, Camino and Pollock Pines communities remains. Evacuations for the eastside of Forebay Road and for White Meadows Road remains in effect.
09/15/2014
1830
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 112,643 acres, 55% contained. Southern portion of the fire continues to be active. Today's fire behavior was backing into the wind with short surface runs.
09/15/2014
1830
CA-KNF July Complex: 48,964 acres, 78% contained. Moderate fire behavior observed on the Man Fire on the southwest and south flanks towards Hooligan Lake area.
09/15/2014
1830
CA-HIA Bald Hill 3 Fire: 210 acres, 90% contained.
09/15/2014
1830
CA-MEU Black Fire: 403 acres, 80% contained.
09/15/2014
1830
CA-NEU Dog Bar Fire: 247 acres, 90% contained.
09/15/2014
1830
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 1,375 acres, 96% contained.
09/15/2014
1600
National Weather Service - Medford has issed a Red Flag Warning until 2100 hours this evening for a combination of strong winds and low relative humidity for weather zone 281. South winds 20-30 mph, with gusts 30-40 mph and humidity 10 to 20% are expected. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
09/15/2014
1600
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening for fire weather zone 284 and 285 for a combination of strong winds and low humidity. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
09/15/2014
1440
CA-SKU Boles Fire: 200 acres, 0% contained. Fire continues to spot ahead of the main fire. Multiple structures involved. Evacuation orders for the communities of Carrick and Lake Shastina.
09/15/2014
1415
CA-SKU Boles Fire: 40 acres, 0% contained. Burning in brush at a rapid rate of spread and spotting ahead of main fire. One structure involved, multiple structures threatened. Fire is located on Boles Street, in Weed. 89 degrees, 13% RH, winds south at 26 mph, with gusts to 39 mph.
09/15/2014
0800
CA-AEU King Fire: 3,900 acres, 10% contained. Critical rates of spread with long range spotting. Significant threat to the White Meadows, Spring Valley, Camino and Pollock Pines communities. Mandatory evacuation orders are in place. Unified Command with Eldorado National Forest and CALFIRE. CA IMT1 Team 5 (Giachino) as been assigned and will in brief at 1200 hours today.
09/15/2014
0800
CA-HIA Bald Hill 3 Fire: 210 acres, 85% contained. Creeping and smoldering fire behavior as interior fuels consume.
09/15/2014
0800
CA-KNF July Complex: 48,964 acres, 78% contained. Southwest and south flanks of the Man Fire continue to be active with fire growth towards the Hooligan Lake area.
09/15/2014
0800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 112,643 acres, 55% contained. Southern portion of the fire remained active with surface fire, group tree torching and crown runs with long range spotting under the influence of strong southwest ridge top winds. The other portions of the fire are in mop up, patrol and fire suppression repair status. CA IMT1 Team 4 (Opliger) assumed command at 1800 hours last evening.
09/15/2014
0800
CA-MEU Black Fire: 417 acres, 50% contained. Fire behavior moderated allowing for significant gains in perimeter control. Road closures have been lifted and repopulation of evacuated areas has occurred.
09/15/2014
0800
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 1,300 acres, 96% contained. Minimal fire behavior. Demob of excess resources continues.
09/15/2014
0800
CA-NEU Dog Bar Fire: 247 acres, 75% contained. Forward rate of spread has been stopped. Interior fuels continue to consume.
09/14/2014
1820
CA-AEU King Fire: 2,500 acres, 10% contained. Critical rates of spread with long range spotting. Unified Command with El Dorado National Forest and CAL FIRE. 500 structures threatened. Mandatory evacuations in place for the Eastside of Forebay Road between King Mountain Road and Pony Express Trail; and for White Meadows Road. Fire is burning on both sides of the American River. Evacuation center is set up at Sierra Ridge Middle School.
09/14/2014
1805
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 111,942 acres, 55% contained. The fire will continue to slowly back to the west through the 2007 Elk and 2008 Panther fire scars.
09/14/2014
1805
CA-KNF July Complex: 48,217 acres, 78% contained. Moderate fire activity with continued growth on the Man Fire. Primary growth was to the northwest however the west and southwest flanks continue to back slowly.
09/14/2014
0800
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 1,300 acres, 95% contained. Demob in progress.
09/14/2014
1800
CA-NEU Dog Bar Fire: 150 acres, 30% contained. No further spread is expected.
09/14/2014
1755
CA-MEU Black Fire: 417 acres, 50% contained. Five structures destroyed. Evacuations and road closures were lifted 1500. Forward spread has been stopped.
09/14/2014
1534
CA-AEU King Fire: 2,000 acres, 10% contained. Critical rate of spread with spotting 1/2 to 1 mile ahead of the fire. Fire has spotted and is established on the north side of the American River. Evacuations are in progress in Pollock Pines and Whites Meadows.
09/14/2014
1240
CA-AEU King Fire: 100 acres, 10% contained. Moderate rate of spread with roll out due to steep terrain. Structure threat to Forebay Estates in Pollock Pines. Threat to EID Powerlines.
09/14/2014
0830
CA-AEU King Fire: 20 acres, burning in timber, 10% contained. Fire is located at King of the Mountain Road, east of Pollock Pines. Moderate rate of spread with short range spotting.
09/14/2014
0700
CA-KNF July Complex: 48,217 acres 78% contained. Moderate fire activity with continued growth on the Man Fire. Primary growth was to the northwest however the west and southwest flanks continue to back slowly.
09/14/2014
0700
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 111,942 acres, 55% contained. Southern flank of the fire continued to burn actively with torching, crown runs and long range spotting. All other flanks in mop-up, patrol and suppression repair mode.
09/14/2014
0700
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 1,300 acres, 90% contained. Minimal fire behavior observed.
09/14/2014
0700
CA-HIA Bald Hills Fire: 209 acres, 50% contained, NORCAL Team 1, Minton. Moderate fire behavior with isolated tree torching and short range spotting. Fire behavior moderated after 0200.
09/14/2014
0700
CA-NEU Dog Bar Fire: 150 acres, 30% contained. Forward spread has been stopped. Threat to structures and powerlines have been mitigated.
09/14/2014
0700
CA-MEU Black Fire: 150 acres, 30% contained. Fire slowed overnight. Evacuations in effect but being assessed. Threat to powerlines remains. Five structures destroyed.
09/13/2014
1845
CA-MEU Black Fire: 125 acres grass and brush, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread with spotting. Structures and powerlines threatened. Evacuations in effect.
09/13/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 47,470 acres, 78% contained. Moderate fire activity with continued growth on the Man Fire. Primary growth was to the northwest however the west and southwest flanks continue to back slowly.
09/13/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 110,472 acres, 55% contained. Southern flank of the fire continued to burn actively with torching, crown runs and long range spotting. All other flanks in mop-up, patrol and suppression repair mode. CA IMT1 Team 4 (Opliger) has been assigned to the complex. In briefing is scheduled for tomorrow.
09/13/2014
1730
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 1,300 acres, 85% contained. No significant activity.
09/13/2014
1715
CA-LNU Stagecoach Fire: 20 acres, 100% contained.
09/13/2014
1645
CA-MEU Black Fire: 15 acres grass and brush, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread. Structures and powerlines threatened. Evacuations underway.
09/13/2014
1645
CA-NEU Dog Bar Fire: 150 acres burning in timber, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread. Structures and powerlines threatened. Mandatory evacuations in effect.
09/13/2014
1515
CA-NEU Dog Bar Fire: 25 acres burning in timber, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread. Structures threatened. Evacuations in progress.
09/13/2014
1030
CA-HIA Bald Hill 3 Fire: 367 acres, 20% contained. Good progress was made on the south and east flanks where the majority of threat is present. Evacuations in effect.
09/13/2014
0800
CA-HIA Bald Hill 3 Fire: 200 acres, 0% containment. Moderate rate of spread. NORCAL IMT2 - Team 1 (Minton) assigned. In brief is scheduled for today at 1200.
09/13/2014
0800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 110,472 acres, 50% contained. Southwest side of the fire made runs to the east in the direction of King's Castle and south toward the Man Fire. CA IMT1 Team 4 (Opliger) has been assigned to the complex. In briefing is scheduled for Sunday 9/14.
09/13/2014
0800
CA-KNF July Complex: 47,470 acres, 78% contained. Growth overnight was to the northwest into the area around Toms Lake and Elk Peak. Southwest and west flanks continue to slowly back to the south.
09/13/2014
0800
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 1,300 acres, 70% contained. No significant activity.
09/12/2014
1830
CA-HIA Bald Hill 3 Fire: 200 acres, 0% containment. Moderate rate of spread. The fire has exhibited short range spotting in heavy timber fuels.
09/12/2014
1830
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 108,240 acres, 50% contained. West and north sides of fire were mostly inactive. Mop up and patrol and suppression repair is ongoing in these areas. East side of the fire had some surface fire and backing fire was observed. The south side of the fire was active and still has high potential for continued growth. CA IMT1 Team 4 (Opliger) has been assigned to the complex. In briefing is scheduled for Sunday 9/14.
09/12/2014
1830
CA-KNF July Complex: 46,500 acres, 78% contained. Moderate fire behavior on the Man Fire with most growth on the southwest and west flanks in North Fork of Wooley Creek, Big Elk Creek and Dads Pocket.
09/12/2014
1830
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 1,300 acres, 60% contained. Minimal fire activity. Demob of excess equipment started today.
09/12/2014
1830
CA-LNU Stagecoach Fire: 20 acres, 70% contained.
09/12/2014
1600
CA-HIA Bald Hill 3 Fire: 150 acres, 0% contained. Fire is burning in heavy timber. Moderate rate of spread with heavy spotting. Large commitment of air resources.
09/12/2014
1510
CA-HIA Bald Hill 3 Fire: 10 acres, 0% contained. Fire is burning in timber at a moderate rate of spread. Fire is located on the Hoopa Valley Reservation. Temperature 98 degrees, relative humidity 17%, winds west to northwest at 6 mph, with gusts to 9 mph.
09/12/2014
0900
CA-LNU Stagecoach Fire: 20 acres, 50% contained.
9/12/2014
0815
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 1,300 acres, 45% contained. Minimal spread. Roads have been re-opened to local residents.
9/12/2014
0815
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 108,240 acres, 45% contained. Fire activity subsided after 2100 hours last night. The fire continued to back down slope through the evening. Poor humidity recovery on ridge tops allowed residual fuels to consume.
9/12/2014
0815
CA-KNF July Complex: 46,500 acres, 78% contained. Lighter winds caused smoke to settle back into the fire area. This decreased visibility and inhibited air operations.
09/11/2014
1815
CA-LNU Stagecoach Fire: 20 acres, 50% contained. Forward progress has been stopped. Threat to local power transmission lines and scattered rural structures has been mitigated.
09/11/2014
1815
CA-KNF July Complex: 45,762 acres, 78% contained. The Man Fires west flank has burned onto the Six Rivers NF from the Klamath NF. Fire Weather Watch for the fire area for tonight has been cancelled.
09/11/2014
1815
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 107,359 acres, 45% contained. Most activity today was limited to the southern portion of the fire. Fire continued to back down from previous days firing operations. Fire Weather Watch for the fire area for tonight has been cancelled.
09/11/2014
1730
CA-LNU Stagecoach Fire: 20 acres burning in Oak woodland, 20% contained. Slow rate of spread. Threat to local power transmission lines and scattered rural structures.
09/11/2014
1730
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 1,300 acres, 30% contained. Minimal fire spread with short range spotting. Evacuations have been lifted and area roads have been opened to local residents.
09/11/2014
0800
CA-TNF Walker Fire: 12 acres, 100% contained.
09/11/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 45,762 acres, 78% contained. Most overnight growth was observed on the southwest and west flanks. Red Flag Warning in effect until 1000 this tomorrow morning over the fire area for strong winds and low relative humidity.
09/11/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 107,359 acres, 30% contained. Backing fire under this mornings inversion. Fire continued to spread to the south overnight . Poor relative humidity recovery allowed for continued consumption on residual fuels. Red Flag Warning in effect until 1000 this tomorrow morning over the fire area for strong winds and low relative humidity.
09/11/2014
0730
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 1,200 acres, 15% contained. Moderate spread rates. Numerous structures remain threatened. Road closures and evacuations in effect.
09/10/2014
1830
CA-KNF July Complex: 45,047 acres, 78% contained. Increased fire activity today with slope driven crown runs, spotting and group tree torching.
09/10/2014
1830
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 105,194 acres, 30% contained. Active fire spread with group torching. Firing operations on Division S were highly visible but were holding within planned lines. Red Flag Warning in effect from 2200 tonight until 1000 tomorrow morning over the fire area for strong winds and low relative humidity.
09/10/2014
1645
CA-TNF Walker Fire: 12 acres, 75% contained. Forward spread has been stopped. Power line and structure threat has been mitigated.
09/10/2014
1630
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 500 acres burning in brush, 0% contained. Multiple spot fires continue to hamper suppression efforts. Additional evacuations are in progress.
09/10/2014
1530
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 250 acres burning in brush, 0% contained. Multiple spot fires hampering suppression efforts. Evacuations in progress for Blue Sky Road and Aloha Road area.
09/10/2014
1500
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday evening through Friday morning for strong winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 280 above 3,000 feet.
09/10/2014
1500
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 2200 this evening through 1000 tomorrow morning for strong winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 280 above 3,000 feet.
09/10/2014
1445
CA-TNF Walker Fire: 8 acres burning in brush and timber, 0% contained. Rapid rate of spread. In the vicinity of Camptonville, CA. Temperature 90 degrees, RH 18%, winds southwest at 7 gusting 15. Power lines down and structures threatened.
09/10/2014
1315
CA-SHU Gulch Fire: 30 acres burning in brush, 0% contained. Located on Backbone Ridge in Jones Valley 15 miles northeast of Redding, CA. Moderate rate of spread. Temperature 96 degrees, 10% RH, winds north at 11 gusting 20. Multiple structures threatened.
09/10/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 105,194 acres, 30% contained. Inversion set in until 1500 hours, then fire activity increased with isolated torching and short crown runs into the evening hours. Crews made good progress towards containment of the fire to the east of Scott River Road. Structure defense remains in place. On the west and northwest sides of the fire, crews continue patrol and mop up.
09/10/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 45,047 acres, 78% contained. Man Fire: critical factors of winds, slope, and extremely dry and breezy fire weather have created active fire behavior with single and multi-tree torching, spotting and short crown fire activity. Gusty northeast to north ridge winds expected today, with poor humidity recovery.
09/09/2014
1815
Light initial attack report in the GACC today.
09/09/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 103,814 acres, 30% containment. A smoke inversion covered the fire until 1300. As the smoke cleared around 1500, fire activity increased with isolated torching and short crown runs. Mandatory evacuations in the lower 3 miles of Mill Creek Road, 5 miles east of Scott River Road and along Scott River Road from Bridge Flat to the intersection of highway 96 are still in effect.
09/09/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 44,648 acres, 78% containment. Man fire had single and multi-tree torching, spotting and some short crown fire activity.
09/09/2014
1730
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 100% contained.
09/09/2014
0630
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 103,814 acres, 30% containment. At 1600 9/8, the smoke inversion lifted and fire behavior significantly increased on the south and southeast sides of the fire. Mandatory evacuations remain in place for residents in the lower 3 miles of Mill Creek Road, 5 miles east of Scott River Road. Additionally, mandatory evacuations are in effect for Scott River Road from Bridge Flat to the intersection of Highway 96.
09/09/2014
0630
CA-KNF July Complex: 44,648 acres, 78% containment. The Man fire remains active in the headwaters of the Big Elk and Wooley creek drainages. The fire continues to burn toward the Marble Mountain Wilderness.
09/09/2014
0630
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 98% containment.
09/08/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 99,200 acres 30% containment. Fire behavior increased on the south and southeast sides of the fire with spotting distances up to a mile. Five spots occurred across the Scott River between Swanson Gulch and McGuffy Creek on the north side of Ferry Creek. Mandatory evacuation have been issued to residents in all areas of Mill Creek Road, 5 miles east of Scott River Road. Mandatory evacuations along Scott River Road from Bridge Flat to the intersection of Hightway 96 is still in effect.
09/08/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 44,297 acres, 78% containment. Whites and Log fire: No spread expected. Man Fire: Fire is creeping and smoldering in previously burned areas. Fire is exhibiting extreme fire behavior with single and multiple tree torching, spotting and some short crown fire activity.
09/08/2014
1800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 98% containment.
09/08/2014
0630
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 99,200 acres, 30% containment. Zone 1: Mop and and control continuing. Zone 2: Fire continues to make short runs on the east and south side of the fire.
09/08/2014
0630
CA-KNF July Complex: 44,297 acres, 78% containment. Man Fire: Fire is exhibiting extreme fire behavior with singel and multiple tree torching, spotting and some short crown fire activity. Active fire spread is in the headwaters of Big Elk and Wooley creek drainages.
09/08/2014
0630
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 98% containment.
09/07/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 96,869 acres, 30% containment. Zone 1: Mop and and control continuing. Zone 2: Fire continues to make short runs on the east and south side of the fire. California IMT Team 1 is transitioning out. California IMT Team 3 will assume command of the complex 9/8/2014 at 0600.
09/07/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 44,297 acres, 78% contained. The fire continues burn actively along the Pacific Crest Trail with tree torching, active surface spread and spotting. Active fire spread is in the headwaters of the Big Elk and Wooley Creek drainages.
09/07/2014
1800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 98% contained.
09/07/2014
0700
CA-KNF July Complex: 44,297 acres, 78% contained. White and Log Fires: Fires are smoldering and creeping within the isolated interior heat sources. Man Fire: Fire continues to burn at moderate to hight rate of spread wtih the fire burning in Big Elk Creek and Wooley creek drainages.
09/07/2014
0700
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 98% contained.
09/07/2014
0700
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 96,869 acres, 30% contained. Zone 1: The Frying Pan Fire has moved beyond the geographical zone break of the complex. Zone 2: Fire continues to drow due to low RH and hot temperatures. Spread is expected to the east and southeast toward Scott River Road and to the south in Snowshoe drainage.
09/06/2014
1815
CA-KNF July Complex: 43,737 acres, 78% contained. White Fire: creeping and smoldering. Man Fire: fire continues to burn in Big Elk and Wooley Creek drainages at moderate to high rates of spread. Red Flag Warning has been extended until 2300 this evening.
09/06/2014
1800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 98% contained.
09/06/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 88,546 acres, 30% contained. Zone 1: mop-up and patrol of existing containment lines. Zone 2: very active fire with sustained crown runs trending towards plume dominated fire behavior. Red Flag Warning has been extended until 2300 this evening.
09/06/2014
0800
National Weather Service - Medford has extended the Red Flag Warning for strong winds and low humidity in effect for fire weather zones 280 and 281 until 2300 this evening. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
09/06/2014
0800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 88,546 acres, 25% contained. Zone 1: backing fire with active surface fire on the upper third of slopes. Zone 2: fire is established in Snowshoe and Muck a Muck drainages. Red Flag Warning has been extended until 2300 this evening.
09/06/2014
0800
CA-KNF July Complex: 43,144 acres, 78% contained. White Fire: continued consumption of unburned interior fuels. Man Fire: the majority of fire spread is in Big Elk Creek which has now spotted into the Rainy drainage northwest of Big Elk Lake. Red Flag Warning has been extended until 2300 this evening.
09/05/2014
1815
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 83,206 acres, 25% contained. Hand ignition was used along Highway 96 to strengthen containments lines. Fire has jumped containment lines on the south side of the fire and has become established in the Snowshoe Creek drainage. Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 2300 hours.
09/05/2014
1815
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,675 acres, 78% contained. Higher temperatures and lower humidity caused an increase in fire activity. Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 2300 hours.
09/05/2014
1815
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 98% contained.
09/05/2014
0915
CA-SHU Wonder Fire: 16 acres, 100% contained.
09/05/2014
0800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 83,206 acres, 19% contained. East winds caused active fire behavior in east/west aligned drainages. Backing and rollout with short uphill runs and single tree torching was observed. Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 2300 hours this evening.
09/05/2014
0800
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,675 acres, 78% contained. Whites Fire: 33,763 acres, 98% contained. Interior islands continue to creep and smolder. Helicopter bucket drops are being used in the inaccessbile, steep, rocky terrain where only open line remains. Man Fire: 3,263 acres, 10% contained. The fire continues to burn at a slow rate of spread with the majority of the fire burning in Big Elk Creek and Wooley Creek. Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 2300 hours this evening.
09/05/2014
0800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 98% contained.
09/04/2014
1830
CA-SHU Wonder Fire: 16 acres, 75% contained. Interstate 5 has reopened and all evacuations have been lifted.
09/04/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 76,959 acres, 19% contained. Red Flag conditions continued to influence fire behavior. Group and single tree torching with short duration crown runs in continuous timber stands.
09/04/2014
1745
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,391 acres, 78% contained. Whites Fire: 33,763 acres, 98% contained. Man Fire: 2,979 acres, 10% contained.
09/04/2014
1745
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 98% contained.
09/04/2014
1300
CA-SHU Wonder Fire: 16 acres grass and oak woodland, 30% contained. Moderate rate of spread. Temperature 90 degrees, RH 8%, winds north at 15 gusting 30. Northbound Interstate 5 closed and Fawndale Road. Southbound 5 is open with traffic controls. Evacuations underway.
09/04/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,308 acres, 78% contained. Moderate fire activity characterized by low to moderate intensity burning in surface fuels with creeping and smoldering in heavy dead and down fuels. Red Flag warnings in effect over the fire area today for strong winds and low Rh's.
09/04/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 76,959 acres, 18% contained. Last night the fire continued to burn actively with backing and flanking fire. Rolling material and snags continue to hamper suppression efforts. Red Flag warnings in effect over the fire area today for strong winds and low Rh's.
09/03/2014
1815
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,308 acres, 78% contained. The White Fire continues to consume interior islands of unburned fuels. The Man Fire continues to burn at a slow rate of spread with the majority of active fire spread limited to the upper portion of Big Elk Creek on the southwest facing slope.
09/03/2014
1800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 98% contained.
09/03/2014
1745
National Weather Service - Medford has extended the Red Flag Warning in effect for strong winds and low relative humidities above 4,500 feet for fire weather zone 280...619...620 and 621. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
09/03/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 71,729 acres, 15% contained. Frying Pan Fire: 66,169 acres, 19% contained. Kemper Fire: 185 acres, 95% contained. Gusty northwest winds in alignment with drainages caused short duration crown runs with group tree torching and mid-range spotting.
09/03/2014
1145
National Weather Service - Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 2000 this evening through 1700 tomorrow for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 213...214...215...263...266...268 and 279. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWSTO
09/03/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 71,729 acres, 15% contained. Firefighters have contained the spot across the Klamath River. Red Flag Warnings are in effect over the fire area through 2300 this evening. Forecast calls for strong gusty winds with hot temperatures and RH in the low teens.
09/03/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,328 acres, 78% contained. The White Fire continues to consume interior islands of unburned fuels. The Man Fire continues to burn at a slow rate of spread with the majority of active fire spread limited to the upper portion of Big Elk Creek on the southwest facing slope. Reduced smoke cover, higher temperatures and lower RH's have led to an increse in fire behavior.
09/02/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 66,335 acres, 15% contained. Frying Pan Fire: 60,775 acres, 15% contained. Kemper Fire: 185 acres, 95% contained. Fire has spotted across the Klamath River near Hicks Gulch. Evacuations of Hamburg are being initiated.
09/02/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,286 acres, 78% contained. Whites Fire: 33,763 acres, 98% contained. Man Fire: 2,874 acres, 9% contained.
09/02/2014
1715
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 98% contained.
09/02/2014
1445
National Weather Service - Eureka has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 2300 this evening until 2300 tomorrow evening for winds and low relative humidities above 4,000 feet for fire weather zones 203...204...211 and 283. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWEKA
09/02/2014
1445
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 2200 this evening until 2300 tomorrow evening for strong winds and low relative humidities above 4,500 feet for fire weather zone 280. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
09/02/2014
0800
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,286 acres, 78% contained. The White Fire continues to consume interior islands of unburned fuels. The Man Fire continues to burn slowly with the majority of active fire spread limited to the upper portion of Big Elk Creek on the southwest facing slope.
09/02/2014
0800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 66,335 acres, 15% contained. Last night fire continued to back and creep slowly. The east side of the fire continued to be active with increased spread to the east-southeast. A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for the fire area this evening through tomorrow evening, Forecast calls for strong gusty winds with hot temperatures and RH in the low teens.
09/02/2014
0730
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a fire weather watch in effect from this evening through Wednesday evening for the combination of strong winds and low relative humidities above 4,500 feet for fire weather zones 280 and 621. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
09/01/2014
1815
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 64,432 acres, 15% contained. Frying Pan Fire: 58,622 acres, 15% contained. Kemper Fire: 185 acres, 95% contained. California IMT1 Team 1 (McGowan) will join command of the complex at 0600 hours tomorrow.
09/01/2014
1815
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,102 acres, 78% contained. Whites Fire: 33,680 acres, 98% contained. Man Fire: 2,773 acres, 0% contained.
09/01/2014
1815
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 97% contained.
09/01/2014
0745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 62,876 acres, 15% contained. Kemper Fire: 185 acres, 95% contained. Frying Pan Fire: 57,066 acres, 15% contained. Lower humidity and light north/northeasterly winds increased fire behavior. The fire made slope runs with single tree torching and some group tree torching. California IMT1 Team 3 (Pincha-Tulley) assumed command of the complex at 1800 hours last evening. California IMT1 Team 1 (McGowan) in briefed at 2000 hours last evening.
09/01/2014
0745
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,102 acres, 78% contained. White Fire: 33,680 acres, 98% contained. The remaining open line is in steep rocky terrain. Fire behavior includes burning in interior surface fuels, creeping and smoldering. Man Fire: 2,773 acres, 0% contained. Drier air mass over the fire last night resulted in continued fire activity in the Wooley Creek and Big Elk Fork drainages. Smoke continues to limit visibility into canyon bottoms to observe current fire behavior.
09/01/2014
0745
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 97%.
08/31/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 62,626 acres, 15% contained. Fire made slope runs with single and group tree torching. Rolling material continues to be a significant problem for fire growth and firefighter safety.
08/31/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,093 acres, 77% contained. Whites Fire: Fire behavior limited to isolated interior consumption of available fuels. Man Fire: Fire intensity increased today in the Woolley Creek drainage and Big Elk Fork drainage.
08/31/2014
1800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 97% contained. Anticipated containment 09/01/14.
08/31/2014
0600
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,093 acres, 77% contained. Whites Fire: Fire activity within the perimeter was reduced due to higher humidity and cooler temperatures. Man Fire: Fire behavior was moderated by higher relative humidity and cooler temperatures.
08/31/2014
0600
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 62,626 acres, 15% contained. Increased humidity after sunset keep fire behavior moderate.
08/31/2014
0600
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 97% contained.
08/30/2014
1815
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,070 acres, 75% contained. Whites Fire was creeping and smoldering with a reduction of smokes near the fire perimeter due to suppression efforts, consumption of fuels and moderated weather. The Man Fire also saw moderated fire behavior with active surface fuels burning, creeping and smoldering.
08/30/2014
1815
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 57,872 acres, 15% contained. Cloud cover reduced solar heating of fuels resulting in decreased fire behavior. Fire was observed backing and flanking with some single tree torching. Seasonable weather forecast for tomorrow.
08/30/2014
1730
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,496 acres, 100% contained.
08/30/2014
0700
CA-KNF July Complex: 40,070 acres, 75% contained. Whites Fire 33,680 acres, 87% contained. Man Fire 2,741 acres, 0% contained.
08/30/2014
0700
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 57,722 acres, 15% contained. Frying Pan Fire: 52,312 acres, 9% contained. Kemper Fire: 185 acres, 95% contained. Faulkstein Fire: 5,225 acres, 0% contained.
08/29/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 44,649 acres, 15% contained. A weak inversion layer promoted fire growth throughout the day. Fire growth was mainly driven by a westerly wind pattern that later in the day shifted to northwest. This wind shift aligned with the Grider Creek drainage increasing fire behavior.
08/29/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 39,557 acres, 73% contained. Whites Fire 33,680 acres, 85% contained. The Mule Bridge drainage continues low intensity backing fire into the drainage. Patrol and mop up has reduced the number of hot spots showing along the perimeter. Man Fire 2,228 acres, 0% contained. Indirect line construction continues in preparation for burning operations.
08/29/2014
1800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 97% contained.
08/29/2014
1800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,496 acres, 97% contained.
08/29/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex; 44,649 acres, 20% contained. Light westerly winds pushed the fire toward the east and into Grider Creek. Fire behavior continued to pick up well into the night. The Frying Pan Fire and the Faulkstein Fire have merged. Fire behavior is expected to be similar today as it was yesterday. Evacuation orders and advisories remain in effect.
08/29/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 39,557 acres, 73% contained. Complex now includes the previously reported Log Fire. Whites Fire 33,680 acres, 85% contained; creeping and smoldering fire behavior. Man Fire 2,228 acres 0% contained; active surface fire and tree torching. Fire continues to burn actively in the Wooley Creek and Big Elk Fork drainages. Fire is also moving east/northeast toward Jewel Lake.
08/29/2014
0730
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 580 acres, 100% contained.
08/29/2014
0730
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,496 acres, 97% contained.
08/29/2014
0730
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,536 acres, 97% contained. A slop over in Division P outside the perimeter of the fire was contained a 3/4 acre.
08/28/2014
1815
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 97% contained.
08/28/2014
1815
CA-KNF July Complex: 35,925 acres, 79% contained. Greatest spread potential on the White Fire is into the Russian Wilderness. The Man Fire will see increased activity in the Wooley Creek and Big Elk Fork drainages and to the east-northeast.
08/28/2014
1800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,496 acres, 97% contained.
08/28/2014
1745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 32,239 acres, 20% contained. The inversion lifted early in the afternoon increasing fire behavior. When the fire gets in to alignment with wind and slope crown runs with short range spotting result.
08/28/2014
1745
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 100% contained.
08/28/2014
1745
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 580 acres, 90% contained. No significant activity.
08/28/2014
0700
CA-KNF July Complex: 35,925 acres, 79% contained. Whites Fire 33,680 acres, 80% contained. Man Fire 2,228 acres, 0% contained.
08/28/2014
0700
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 32,239 acres, 20% contained. Frying Pan Fire: 26,679 acres, 10% contained. Kemper Fire: 185 acres, 95% contained. Falkstein Fire: 5,225 acres, 0% contained.
08/27/2014
1800
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 99% contained. No significant activity.
08/27/2014
1800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 96% contained. No significant activity.
08/27/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 35,661 acres, 71% contained. Warm and dry conditions continue to promote fire activity in hold over fuels on the White Fire. The Man fire continues to burn actively in the Wooley Creek and Big Elk Fork drainages..
08/27/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 27,400 acres, 20% contained. The inversion layer has moderated fire behavior and reduced the opportunity for the fire to grow. Roll out continues to be a concern.
08/27/2014
1800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,496 acres, 97% contained. No significant activity.
08/27/2014
1800
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 580 acres, 90% contained. Suppression repair and demobilization continue.
08/27/2014
0730
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,496 acres, 97% contained.
08/27/2014
0715
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 99% contained.
08/27/2014
0700
CA-KNF July Complex: 35,661 acres, 68% contained. Whites Fire 33,680 acres, 79% contained. Man Fire 2,460 acres, 0% contained.
08/27/2014
0700
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 27,403 acres, 20% contained. Frying Pan Fire: 24,608 acres, 10% contained. Kemper Fire: 185 acres, 95% contained. Falkstein Fire: 2,460 acres, 0% contained.
08/27/2014
0700
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 580 acres, 85% contained. Suppression repair and demobilization of resources in progress.
08/27/2014
0700
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 96% contained. No significant activity.
08/26/2014
1830
CA-KNF July Complex: 35,530 acres, 68% contained. Today was the first in a series of four hot and dry days. Today saw increased activity within the current fire perimeter. Short fire runs were observed in surface fuels produced from roll out into receptive fuels.
08/26/2014
1830
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 24,939 acres, 20% contained. Moderate fire behavior with single tree torching. Roll out continues to be a problem. Winds smoked out zone 2 of the fire limiting production and shutting down air operations.
08/26/2014
1830
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 580 acres, 85% contained. Suppression repair and demobilization of resources in progress.
08/26/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 35,530 acres, 67% contained. Whites Fire 33,680 acres, 67% contained. Man Fire 1,833 acres, 0% contained.
08/26/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 24,934 acres, 20% contained. Frying Pan Fire: 22,410 acres, 10% contained. Kemper Fire: 185 acres, 90% contained. Falkstein Fire: 2,189 acres, 0% contained.
08/26/2014
0715
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 580 acres, 60% contained. Fire is holding within current containment lines.
08/26/2014
0715
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,496 acres, 97% contained. No significant activity.
08/26/2014
0715
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 96% contained. No significant activity.
08/26/2014
0700
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 99% contained. Minimal fire behavior overnight.
08/25/2014
1830
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 580 acres, 45% contained. Fire is holding within current containment lines. All evacuations have been lifted. Weaver Bally Road open to residents only.
08/25/2014
1830
CA-KNF July Complex: 35,385 acres, 50% contained. Whites Fire continues to back into the Mule Bridge drainage with rollout a major factor in promoting fire spread. Man Fire continues to actively burn in the Wooley Creek and Big Elk Fork drainages with active surface fire and single tree torching.
08/25/2014
1830
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 22,770 acres, 20% contained. A weaker inversion today allowed for moderate surface fire rate of spread. The west side of the Frying Pan fire is backing down the drainages to the southwest. The Faulkstein Fire continues to creep towards Grider Ridge.
08/25/2014
1830
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,496 acres, 97% contained.
08/25/2014
1830
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 96% contained.
08/25/2014
1830
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 99% contained. Higher temperatures and lower humidity produced some hot spots to show near perimeter.
08/25/2014
1230
The National Interagency Coordination Center has lowered the National Preparedness Level to PL2.
08/25/2014
0720
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 650 acres, 25% contained. Fire made sustained runs under a gusty west to southwest wind pattern. Fire is burning to the north of the community of Weaverville towards the Weaverville Airport. Evacuations in place for the area north of Highway 3 and Highway 299.
08/25/2014
0720
CA-KNF July Complex: 35,385 acres, 49% contained. Whites Fire (33,680 acres, 49% contained) continued to spread south of the North Fork of the Salmon River in Whites Gulch. Fire behavior consisted of backing and flanking in heavy timber. Man Fire (1,688 acres, 0% contained) Indirect control lines are being utilized due to extremely steep terrain.
08/25/2014
0720
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 22,770 acres, 20% contained. An inversion layer settled over the fire area moderating fire behavior. Frying Pan Fire: 20,418 acres, 10% contained. Kemper Fire: 185 acres, 85% contained. Falkstein Fire: 1,917 acres, 0% contained.
08/25/2014
0715
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,496 acres, 97% contained.
08/25/2014
0715
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 96% contained.
08/25/2014
0715
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 99% contained.
08/24/2014
2014
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 650 acres, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread, continued structure threat.
08/24/2014
1923
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 450 acres, 0% contained. Continued structure threat. Evacuations in progress. Hwy 299w open to controlled traffic.
08/24/2014
1842
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 96% contained. Anticipated containment 08/28/2014
08/24/2014
1839
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: CA IMT3 Pincha-Tulley (East Zone) and SOCAL Team 3 Wakoski (West Zone). An inversion layer setted over the fire area keeping fire activity moderate. 20,253 acres, 20% contained.
08/24/2014
1838
CA-KNF July Complex: 34,706 acres, 40% contained. Fire continues to spread south of the North Fork of the Salmon River in Whites Gulch.
08/24/2014
1836
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 300 acres, 0% contained. Fire is just north of the community of Weaverville. Threat to the Weaverville airport.
08/24/2014
1754
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 200 acres, 0% contained. Rapid rate of spread. Structures threateded. VLATs on order. Hwy 299w is closed.
08/24/2014
1740
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 40-50 acres, 0% contained.
08/24/2014
1730
CA-SHU Oregon Fire: 20-30 acres, 0 % contained. Burning in grass and brush. Rapid rate of spread with spotting. Structures threatened.
08/24/2014
1730
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 99% contained. Minimal fire behavior observed.
08/24/2014
1730
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,496 acres, 97% contained. Patrol and mop-up. Acreage change due to improved mapping.
08/24/2014
0645
CA-KNF July Complex: 34,706 acres, 36% contained. Direct and indirect line construction as well as strategic firing operations will be utilized.
08/24/2014
0645
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 20,253 acres, 20% contained. Complex consists of 17 fires with 14 fires fully contained. Continue direct and indirect line construction.
08/24/2014
0630
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 97% contained. Expected containment today.
08/24/2014
0630
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 96% contained. No significant activity.
08/24/2014
0630
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 99% contained. Anticipated containment on 08/25/2014.
08/24/2014
0600
8/24 0320: A 6.1 Earthquake occurred 1 miles west of Napa County Airport. Damage assessment is being conducted.
08/23/2014
1830
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 97% contained.
08/23/2014
1815
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 96% contained.
08/23/2014
1815
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 99% contained.
08/23/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 33,995 acres, 33% contained. Whites Fire: 33,048 acres, 33% contained. Man Fire: 930 acres, 0% contained. Leef Fire: 17 acres, 100% contained.
08/23/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 18,483 acres, 15% contained. Complex consists of 17 fires with 11 fires fully contained. Frying Pan Fire: 16,522 acres, 10% contained; Falkstein Fire: 1,626 acres, 0% contained; Kemper Fire: 185 acres, 60% contained.
08/23/2014
1730
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 98% contained.
08/23/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 33,995 acres, 33% contained. Whites fire had minimal activity overnight. Man fire continues to flank on the north side of Wooley Creek.
08/23/2014
0715
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 18,483 acres, 15% contained. Fire activity was moderated during the morning hours due to an inversion over the fire area.
08/23/2014
0715
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 97% contained. Incident transitioned back to the local unit at 0600 this morning.
08/23/2014
0715
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 99% contained. Creeping and smoldering.
08/23/2014
0700
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 95% contained. Mop-up and patrol.
08/23/2014
0700
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,258 acres, 95% contained. Crews continued to fall snags to secure containment lines. Rolling material on steep slopes continues to be a concern.
08/23/2014
0700
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 98% contained. Interior creeping and smoldering fire. Area closures remain in effect.
08/22/2014
1845
Effective at 2000 hours, NOPS is moving to Preparedness Level 3, MACS mode 2.
08/22/2014
1830
CA-KNF July Complex: 33,525 acres, 33% contained. Whites Fire activity increased with warmer temperatures, lower humidity and increased winds. Man Fire continues to flank on the north side of Wooley Creek with minimal fire behavior; rolling material continues to attempt to establish fire on the south side of Wooley Creek.
08/22/2014
1830
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 99% contained. Fire behavior was minimal today.
08/22/2014
1830
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 15,650 acres, 15% contained. Fire activity was moderated during the morning hours due to an inversion over the fire area. As the inversion lifted during the afternoon hours, fire activity on the Frying Pan Fire increased and made a push towards the south.
08/22/2014
1830
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 95% contained. Mop up and patrol continues.
08/22/2014
1830
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 95% contained. No significant activity.
08/22/2014
1830
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,258 acres, 95% contained. Crews continued to fall snags to secure containment lines. Rolling material on steep slopes continues to be a concern.
08/22/2014
1645
California IMT Team 3 (Pincha-Tulley) has been ordered for the KNF-Happy Camp Complex. Report time is 1800 hours 8/23.
08/22/2014
0745
CA-KNF July Complex: 32,923 acres, 30% contained. Whites Fire had minimal fire behavior. Man Fire had rolling material and fire activity in the bottom of the drainage which continues to attempt to establish on the south side of Wooley Creek. Whites Fire: 32,141 acres, 29% contained. Man Fire: 765 acres, 0% contained. Leef Fire: 17 acres, 100% contained.
08/22/2014
0730
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 95% contained. Fire behavior overnight was minimal. Mop up and suppression repair are underway.
08/22/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 15,650 acres, 15% contained. Fire intensity stayed elevated through the evening as lower humidities caused the fire to burn more intensely. Complex consists of 17 fires with 11 fires fully contained. Frying Pan Fire: 13,696 acres, 10% contained; Falkstein Fire: 1,519 acres, 0% contained; Kemper Fire: 185 acres, 60% contained.
08/22/2014
0730
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 95% contained. Heavy fuels, duff and litter continue to consume within the containment lines. Mop up, patrol and suppression repair continues.
08/22/2014
0715
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 95% contained. Unburned islands continue to consume. Mop up and suppression repair continues.
08/22/2014
0715
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 97% contained. Interior creeping and smoldering fire behavior. Area and road closures remain in effect.
08/22/2014
0715
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,258 acres, 95% contained. Fire was not staffed overnight. Crews remained spiked on the fireline, however did not engage in suppression activities. Roll out continues to challenge containment lines.
08/21/2014
1815
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 97% contained. No significant activity.
08/21/2014
1815
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 12,638 acres, 10% contained. Complex consists of 16 fires 11 of which are fully contained. Next operational period begin indirect line construction and continue contingency planning.
08/21/2014
1815
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 95% contained. No significant activity.
08/21/2014
1800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 95% contained. No significant activity.
08/21/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 32,693 acres, 29% contained. Moderate fire behavior as a result of light winds combined with a smoke cap.
08/21/2014
1745
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,258 acres, 95% contained. Roll out continues to challenge containment.
08/21/2014
1745
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 95% contained. Mop-up and patrol.
08/21/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 32,553 acres, 27% contained. White Fire 32,001 acres, 27% contained; the Man Fire 535 acres, 0% contained and the Leef Fire 17 acres, 100% contained.
08/21/2014
0730
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 95% contained. Creeping and smoldering.
08/21/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 12,638 acres, 10% contained. Complex consists of 16 fires 11 of which are fully contained. Large fires within the complex include the Frying Pan Fire 10,884 acres 10% contained; the Falkstein Fire 1,419 acres, 0% contained and the Kemper Fire 185 acres, 60% contained.
08/21/2014
0730
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 95% contained. Heavy fuels, duff and litter continue to be consumed inside the lines. Some active fire behavior as jackpots clean up well interior.
08/21/2014
0715
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,241 acres, 95% contained. Minimal fire behavior.
08/21/2014
0715
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 97% contained. Creeping and smoldering.
08/20/2014
1830
National Weather Service - Reno has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday morning through Friday evening for gusty winds and low humidity's for extreme northeast California and northwest Nevada. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWREV
08/20/2014
1830
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,241 acres, 95% contained. Rolling debris breached containment lines and crews are re-engaging in direct and indirect attack.
08/20/2014
1815
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 95% contained. Creeping and smoldering.
08/20/2014
1815
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 97% contained. No significant activity.
08/20/2014
1815
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 95% contained. Minimal fire behavior.
08/20/2014
1815
CA-KNF July Complex: 31,945 acres, 25% contained. On slopes that were aligned with the wind there was short range spotting, uphill runs and group torching.
08/20/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 9,745 acres, 10% contained. Moderate surface runs with single and group torching through the morning. The inversion layer was weak today causing sustained crown runs when in alignment.
08/20/2014
1745
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 93% contained.
08/20/2014
0700
CA-KNF July Complex: 30,962 acres, 25% contained. White Fire 30,530 acres, 25% contained; Man Fire 415 acres, 0% contained and the Leef Fire 17 acres, 100% contained.
08/20/2014
0700
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 95% contained. Continued patrol and mop-up.
08/20/2014
0700
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 9,745 acres, 10% contained. Complex consists of 16 fires 9 of which are fully contained. Large fires within the complex include the Frying Pan Fire 8,112 acres 10% contained; Kemper Fire 185 acres, 60% contained and the Falkstein Fire 1,298 acres, 0% contained.
08/20/2014
0700
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 89% contained. Mop-up, patrol and suppression repair continue.
08/20/2014
0700
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 90% contained. Mop-up, patrol and suppression repair ongoing.
08/20/2014
0700
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 97% contained. Creeping and smoldering.
08/19/2014
1815
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 90% contained. Unburned interior islands continue to be consumed. Transition of the fire back to the local unit occured today.
08/19/2014
1815
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 97% contained. Interior creeping and smoldering.
08/19/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 7,431 acres, 10% contained. Complex consists of 15 fires 8 of which are fully contained. Fires are predominately topography driven with moderate spread rates. Potential for rollout is high.
08/19/2014
1800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 87% contained. Heavy fuels, duff and litter continue to be consumed inside control lines.
08/19/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 30,962 acres, 18% contained. Moderate fire behavior across the fire area today as the result of light winds and a smoke cap.
08/19/2014
1800
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 95% contained. Fire behavior was minimal. Interior islands continue to be consumed.
08/19/2014
0745
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 85% contained. Unburned interior islands continue to be consumed. Transition of the fire back to the local unit is planned for 1000 hours today.
08/19/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 30,962 acres, 18% contained. White Fire 30,530 acres, 18% contained; Man Fire 415 acres, 0% contained; Leef Fire 17 acres, 100% contained.
08/19/2014
0730
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,629 acres, 95% contained. Fire behavior was minimal overnight. Interior islands continue to be consumed.
08/19/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 7,431 acres, 10% contained. Complex consists of 15 fires 8 of which are fully contained. Large fires within the complex include the Frying Pan Fire 5,914 acres 10% contained; Kemper Fire 185 acres, 60% contained and Falkstein Fire 1,182 acres, 0% contained. Fires are predominately topography driven with moderate spread rates.
08/19/2014
0730
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 85% contained. Fire behavior moderated overnight. Heavy fuels, duff and litter continue to be consumed inside control lines.
08/19/2014
0730
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 97% contained. Interior creeping and smoldering were observed.
08/19/2014
0730
CA-TNF Hirschdale Fire: 80 acres, 100% contained.
08/18/2014
1845
CA-KNF July Complex: 29,917 acres, 18% contained. Precipitation was received over the western and northwestern portions of the fire this afternoon. Fire behavior moderated with increased humidity. White Fire 29,600 acres, 12% contained; Man Fire 300 acres, 0% contained; Leef Fire 17 acres, 100% contained.
08/18/2014
1845
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,594 acres, 95% contained. Fire behavior was minimal today. Interior islands continue to consume with activity limited to smoldering and creeping.
08/18/2014
1845
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 5,998 acres, 10% contained. Complex consists of 15 fires of which eight are fully contained. Large fires within the complex include the Frying Pan Fire 4,924 acres 10% contained; Kemper Fire 185 acres, 60% contained and Falkstein Fire 640 acres, 0% contained. Fire behavior included active backing fire with short range spotting. Multiple lightning strikes occurred in the fire area this afternoon.
08/18/2014
1830
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 85% contained. Fire behavior moderated today due to heavy cloud cover from developing thunderstorms.
08/18/2014
1830
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,535 acres, 85% contained. Unburned interior islands continue to be consumed. Transition of the fire to the local unit is planned for 1000 hours tomorrow.
08/18/2014
1830
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 97% contained. No significant activity.
08/18/2014
1830
CA-TNF Hirschdale Fire: 70 acres, 0% contained. Forward rate of spread has been stopped. Threat to Interstate 80 and Union Pacific railway has been mitigated.
08/18/2014
1630
CA-TNF Hirschdale Fire: 35 acres, 0% contained, burning in grass and brush. Moderate to rapid rate of spread. Fire is located near Boca Reservoir, 5 miles northeast of Truckee.
08/18/2014
1145
The National Interagency Coordination Center has lowered the National Preparedness Level to PL3.
08/18/2014
0815
National Weather Service - Eureka has issued a Red Flag warning for isolated to scattered thunderstorms from 1400 hours today through 2300 hours this evening for fire weather zones 204 and 283. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWEKA
08/18/2014
0815
National Weather Service - Medford - Red Flag Warning remains in effect for abundant lightning with dry fuels from 1300 hours today through 2300 hours this evening for fire weather zones 280, 281, 282, 284. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
08/18/2014
0745
CA-KNF July Complex: 29,717 acres, 18% contained. Fire behavior moderated with an inversion settling over the fire area. Fire spread was limited to the upper reaches of Whites Gulch, the north side of Russian Creek and Tanners Peak.
08/18/2014
0745
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,594 acres, 82% contained. Fire behavior overnight was minimal. Interior islands continue to consume with smoldering and creeping. The fire continues to hold within containment lines where recent firing operations occurred.
08/18/2014
0745
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 5,998 acres, 10% contained. (15 fires within the complex). Active backing fire with short range spotting and isolated torching overnight. The Frying Pan fire had a 30 acre spot fire become established in southeast portion of the fire in the Upper Elk Creek drainage.
08/18/2014
0715
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 85% contained. Fire behavior moderated overnight. Fire resources continue to patrol, mop up and do suppression repair. Red Flag Warning over fire area today for abundant lightning.
08/18/2014
0715
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,346 acres, 85% contained. Creeping and smoldering of interior islands continues in all divisions. Release of excess resources continues. Evacuation warning was lifted for all areas of the fire.
08/18/2014
0715
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 97% contained. No significant activity.
08/17/2014
1845
CA-AEU Tonzi Fire: 9 acres, 100% contained.
08/17/2014
1800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 85% contained. Fire behavior moderated early in the shift with good to moderate recoveries but increased to active surface spread and individual torching as interior fuels continue to consume.
08/17/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 29,717 acres, 18% contained. Moderate fire behavior with smoke inversion and light cloud cover was observed. Fires within the complex are now: White 29,400 acres 12% contained, Man 300 acres, 0% contained and Leef 17 acres, 100% contained.
08/17/2014
1800
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,594 acre, 82% contained. Minimal fire behavior observed. Interior islands continue to consume. The fire continued to hold within control lines were firing operations occurred. Suppression repair planning is underway.
08/17/2014
1800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,346 acres, 80% contained. Evacuation warning was lifted for all areas of the fire as of 1400.
08/17/2014
1800
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 5,135 acres, 10% contained. Fires experienced short duration corwn runs with short range spotting and active backing fire. Fires burned under a heavy inversion all day.
08/17/2014
1800
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres 97% contained.
08/17/2014
1539
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag warning for Siskiyou County from the Cascade mountains east and south to Mt. Shasta. This warning is in effect from 1300 to 2300 Monday for abundant lightning with dry fuels. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=red flag warning
08/17/2014
1534
CA-AEU Tonzi Fire: 12-15 acres. Forward spread stopped.
08/17/2014
1451
CA-AEU Tonzi Fire: 10 acres, 0% contained. Hwy 124 at Tonzi road. Fire is burning in brush, moderate rate of spread with spotting.
08/17/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 29,248 acres, 12% contained. Active surface fire on the southwest corner of the Whites Fire with running, torching and short crown runs.
08/17/2014
0730
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,594 acres, 60% contained. The only remaining open line is in the wilderness. Suppression repair planning has begun.
08/17/2014
0730
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 80% contained. Resources assigned will be used to patrol, mop-up and do suppression repair to minimize loss and damage to the natural, cultural and heritage resources.
08/17/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 4,816 acres, 10% contained. The fires burned actively throughout the night with significant growth on the Frying Pan and the Falkstein. The Frying Pan fire has advanced 1.7 miles in the last 24 hours.
08/17/2014
0730
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,346 acres, 80% contained. Creeping and smoldering of interior islands. Crews are mopping up spot fires. Continued release of excess resources resumes today.
08/17/2014
0700
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280...284...617...623...and 624. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
08/16/2014
1900
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 97% contained.
08/16/2014
1830
CA-KNF July Complex: 28,650 acres, 12% contained. Active surface fire on the southwest corner of the Whites Fire with running, torching and short crown runs. The Man Fire has been added to the July Complex.
08/16/2014
1830
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,324 acres, 60% contained. Direct line construction on the south and east flanks has been completed. A firing operation will clean up a small piece of indirect line.
08/16/2014
1815
CA-KNF Man Fire: 180 acres, 0% contained. The Man Fire is no longer being managed as a stand alone incident it has been transitioned into the July Complex.
08/16/2014
1800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 80% contained. Fire activity increased today in interior islands with creeping, some surface fire spread and isolated torching.
08/16/2014
1745
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,346 acres, 75% contained. Mopup continuing on all divisions.
08/16/2014
1745
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,178 acres, 100% contained.
08/16/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 27,652 acres, 12% contained. Fire activity was limited due to a strong inversion that settled into the fire area.
08/16/2014
0730
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,324 acres, 60% contained. Fire activity decreased overnight. Firing operations continued into the first half of the operational period.
08/16/2014
0730
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 80% contained. NORCAL IMT 2 - Team 1 (Minton) assumed command at 0600 hours.
08/16/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 2,800 acres, 10% contained. This complex is currently managing 12 fires. Active fire behavior throughout the night.
08/16/2014
0730
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,346 acres, 70% contained. Crews will continue to supress new spot fires in Division L while crews in the other divisions continue to mopup.
08/16/2014
0730
CA-KNF Man Fire: 180 acres, 0% contained. Creeping and smoldering.
08/16/2014
0730
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 97% contained. Transfer of command back to the local unit will occur today.
08/16/2014
0730
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,178 acres, 90% contained.
08/16/2014
0730
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,736 acres, 100% contained.
08/15/2014
1900
CA-KNF July Complex: 26,817 acres, 12% contained. Fire activity was limited today due to a strong inversion that settled into the fire area. Creeping and smoldering fire behavior was observed, with rolling material continuing to generate spread on the steeper slopes. The upper White Gulch area was active late in the day after the inversion started to lift, with surface fire and torching.
08/15/2014
1900
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,316 acres, 60% contained. Direct line construction was completed on the southern and eastern portions of the fire today. A small amount of indirect line constructed will need firing operations to tie into the main fire. Fire behavior increased slightly as warmer temperatures set in.
08/15/2014
1900
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 75% contained. General fire behavior today was smoldering and creeping. NORCAL Team 1 (Minton) will assume command at 0600 hours tomorrow.
08/15/2014
1900
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 2,355 acres, 10% contained. This complex is currently managing 12 fires. Active backing fire with roll out and occasional torching. There was a heavy smoke inversion over the fire area until 1600 hours. Good progress was made on all small fires today.
08/15/2014
1900
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,346 acres, 70% contained. Spot fires continue to hamper control efforts on the northern portion of the fire. Crews are currently working to contain the spot fires.
08/15/2014
1845
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 97% contained. CALFIRE Team 5 will be exiting Unified Command with the Lassen National Forest at 0600 hours tomorrow.
08/15/2014
1845
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,178 acres, 90% contained. No significant fire activity.
08/15/2014
1845
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,736 acres, 95% contained. No significant fire activity.
08/15/2014
1845
CA-KNF Man FIre: 180 acres, 0% contained. Fire was creeping and smoldering under a smoke inversion. Steep terrrain is limiting access.
08/15/2014
1100
CA-KNF Man Fire: 164 acres, 0% contained. Fire is located 14 miles northeast of Etna, in the Marble Mountain Wilderness. Fire is burning in mature timber with heavy fuels.
08/15/2014
0730
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,307 acres, 75% contained. Overnight humidity recovery limited fire behavior to smoldering and creeping. Crews focused on mop up, patrol and adding depth to containment lines. NORCAL Team 1 (Minton) is shadowing today and will assume command on 8/16 at 0600 hours.
08/15/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: 26,488 acres, 12% contained. Limited fire activity overnight due to humidity recovery and a strong inversion settling over the fire area. Indirect fireline is being constructed on the south and west portions of the fire to tie into the Salmon River Complex fire from 2013. Hard closure of Sawyers Bar Road remains in effect.
08/15/2014
0730
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,316 acres, 55% contained. Overnight fire activity decreased with consumption of large diameter fuels inside existing containment lines. Unburned islands continue to consume on the southeast corner of the fire.
08/15/2014
0630
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 12,336 acres, 65% contained. A new spot fire was discovered on the northwestern portion of the fire on very steep terrain. Crews will continue to gain access today. Interior islands continue to be consumed. Mop up and patrol continue on other portions of the fire.
08/15/2014
0630
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 1,550 acres, 10% contained. Rolling material and falling snags are hampering containment efforts. Falkstein fire is estimated at 300 acres and remains unstaffed. Crews are hiking through very difficult terrain to reach the fire. Evacuation advisory was issued for China Grade Road.
08/15/2014
0630
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,178 acres, 90% contained. No significant activity
08/15/2014
0630
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 95% contained. Gusty winds surfaced during last operational period with no new activity and control lines holding.
08/15/2014
0630
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,736 acres, 95% contained. No significant activity. Full containment expected on 8/16/2014.
08/14/2014
1930
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 20 lightning caused fires burning in brush and timber for 1,800 acres, 10% contained. Moderate fire behavior with active burning.
08/14/2014
1815
CA-Lodge Complex: 12,336 acres, 60% contained. Erratic winds blew embers across containment lines but inside of contingency lines. Crews are working to contain those spot fires.
08/14/2014
1815
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,307 acres, 55% contained. Fire behavior increased today as fuels dried under the influence of building high pressure, warmer temperatures and lower humidity's.
08/14/2014
1815
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 90% contained. Good progress made in mop up and holding of containment lines.
08/14/2014
1800
CA-KNF July Complex: 25,632 acres, 12% contained. Creeping and smoldering. Indirect lines being constructed on the south and west side of the fire tying into the Salmon River Complex from 2013.
08/14/2014
1730
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,283 acres, 60% contained. Creeping and smoldering. Evacuation advisories have been lifted for all areas of the fire.
08/14/2014
0745
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,283 acres, 50% contained. Creeping and smoldering as the result of earlier precipitation and higher humidity's.
08/14/2014
0745
CA-Lodge Complex: 11,900 acres, 55% contained. Interior islands continue to burn with the aid of aerial ignition. Operations continues to be concerned with the potential for a strong run to come out of the Ten Mile Creek drainage.
08/14/2014
0745
CA-KNF July Complex: 25,632 acres, 0% contained. Much higher humidity's limited fire behavior to creeping and smoldering however, extremely dry thousand hour fuels continue to be consumed throughout the night.
08/14/2014
0730
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,307 acres, 44% contained. Fire behavior was reduced due to cooler temperatures, higher humidity's and earlier precipitation. Creeping and smoldering with continued consumption of large diameter fuels.
08/14/2014
0730
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 20 lightning caused fires burning in brush and timber for 1,200 acres, 0% contained. Moderate fire behavior with active burning.
08/14/2014
0730
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,178 acres, 90% contained. Expected containment 08/16/2014.
08/14/2014
0730
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,736 acres, 95% contained. Expected containment 08/16/2014.
08/14/2014
0730
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,153 acres, 100% contained.
08/13/2014
1900
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,176 acres, 40% contained. Early in the operational period the fire recived 1/3 inch of precipitation over a 5 hour period. This led to a reduction in fire behavior to creeping and smoldering in the shrub fuel model and brought the grass model to the moisture of extinction.
08/13/2014
1900
CA-Lodge Complex: 11,300 acres, 50% contained. Interior islands continue to burn. Operations greatest concern is the remaining potential for a strong run to come out of the Ten Mile Creek drainage.
08/13/2014
1900
CA-KNF July Complex: 24,472 acres, 0% contained. Significantly cooler and wetter weather allowed time for indirect line constuction to continue. Black Bear, Godfrey's and Blue Ridge Ranches evacuated.
08/13/2014
1845
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,280 acres, 30% contained. Fire behavior was reduced due to cooler temperatures, higher humidity's and a small amount of precipitation. Creeping and smoldering with continued consumption of large diameter fuels.
08/13/2014
1845
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 20 lightning caused fires burning in brush and timber for 500 acres, 0% contained. SOCAL Team 2, Garwood assumed command at 1800 today.
08/13/2014
1845
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,178 acres, 90% contained.
08/13/2014
1745
Effective 1800 tonight NOPS is moving to Preparedness Level 4.
08/13/2014
0745
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,178 acres, 80% contained.
08/13/2014
0745
CA-Lodge Complex: 11,100 acres, 45% contained. Interior islands continue to burn. Operations greatest concern is the remaining potential for a strong run to come out of the Ten Mile Creek drainage.
08/13/2014
0745
CA-KNF July Complex: 24,172 acres, 0% contained. Slow rate of spread overnight due to better relative humidity and lower temperatures.
08/13/2014
0730
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 32,028 acres, 30% contained. Extreme fire behavior with group tree torching and sustained runs. Later this week an are wide closure will be issued by the Klamath NF in advance of bow hunting season.
08/13/2014
0730
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,280 acres, 28% contained. Slow rate of spread overnight due to good relative humidity recovery and lower temperatures.
08/13/2014
0700
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: 20 lightning caused fires burning in brush and timber for 400 acres, 0% contained. SOCAL Team 2, Garwood will assume command at 1800 today.
08/13/2014
0700
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,736 acres, 95% contained. Expected containment 08/14/2014.
08/13/2014
0700
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,153 acres, 96% contained. Expected containment today.
08/13/2014
0700
CA-KNF Little Deer Fire: 5,503 acres, 100% contained.
08/12/2014
1930
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex: Approximately 40 lightning caused fires burning in brush and timber for 120 acres, 0% contained. SOCAL Team 2, Garwood will assume command at 1800 tomorrow evening.
08/12/2014
1915
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 28,823 acres, 30% contained. Fire activity during the period was mainly backing and flanking fire however, crews continue to be challenged building and improving containment lines due to spotting, heavy fuel loads, critical fuels, roll-out and adverse winds.
08/12/2014
1915
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,156 acres, 28% contained. Active surface fire, torching and short crown runs with spotting inside primary containment lines.
08/12/2014
1915
CA-KNF July Complex: 20,782 acres, 0% contained. Extreme fire behavior, rapid rates of spread and crown runs.
08/12/2014
1900
CA-Lodge Complex: 11,000 acres, 45% contained. Moderate perimeter growth, primarily on the northern and southern fire edges. Operations greatest concern is the remaining potential for a strong run to come out of the Ten Mile Creek drainage.
08/12/2014
1900
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,178 acres, 80% contained. Transfer of command back to the local unit occured today at 1200.
08/12/2014
0845
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 28,523 acres, 30% contained. Divisions on the west side of the fire where under the influence of strong, gusy downdraft winds. This coupled with record dry fuels contirbuted to extreme fire behavior.
08/12/2014
0845
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,134 acres, 28% contained. The fire remained active overnight with spread being driven by the consumption of heavy fuels.
08/12/2014
0845
CA-KNF July Complex: 20,282 acres, 0% contained. Extreme fire behavior, rapid rates of spread and crown runs during a period of exponential fire growth. Late in the burning period fire behavior moderated with isloated torching and slow rates of spread.
08/12/2014
0830
CA-Lodge Complex: 10,700 acres, 45% contained. Interior islands continue to burn. In Division Y the fire continues to back downhill creating depth from the containment line. This Division is however a concern due to remaining potential for a strong run out of the Ten Mile Creek drainage.
08/12/2014
0830
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,178 acres, 80% contained. The south end of the fire continues to smolder with some creeping and isolated flare ups.
08/12/2014
0830
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,736 acres, 95% contained. Expected containment 08/14/2014.
08/12/2014
0830
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,153 acres, 96% contained. Expected containment 08/13/2014.
08/12/2014
0830
CA-KNF Little Deer Fire: 5,503 acres, 99% contained.
08/11/2014
1915
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 25,404 acres, 30% contained. Crews worked early in operational period to contain the slop over on the west side of Buckhorn Ridge. The fire continues to move south into the Kohl Creek drainage on the east side of Buckhorn Ridge. Crews continued to do firing operations on the northeastern portion of the fire under favorable wind conditions. Structures along Highway 96 remain threatened.
08/11/2014
1915
CA-KNF July Complex: 13,861 acres, 4% contained. Spotting and fire spread in a west and northwesterly direction occurred today. Rapid rates of spread were observed. Evacuations in place for Idlewild, Mule Creek, Robinson Flat, Sawyers Bar, Taylor Creek and Whites Gulch. Sawyers Bar road is closed from Etna Summit to Whites Gulch Road.
08/11/2014
1915
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,092 acres, 28% contained. The spot fire over the retardant line from the previous period was contained. Fire has burned up to, and is challenging, the retardant line on the ridge proposed for line construction. Some short crown runs with spotting inside the primary containment line occurred today.
08/11/2014
1915
CA-Lodge Complex: 10,000 acres, 40% contained. A 50 acre spot fire was discovered outside containment lines on the southeastern portion of the fire. Crews are building indirect line to fire out this evening. Interior pockets of intense heat remain in the northeastern portion of the fire. Evacuations have been lifted in the area of Elk Creek, Tan Oak Park and Bowman. Other evacuation orders remain in effect.
08/11/2014
1915
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,178 acres, 70% contained. Crews constructed direct line on a backing fire in the northwestern portion of the fire. The south end continues to smolder with some isolated flare ups. Rolling material continues to challenge containment lines.
08/11/2014
1845
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 60% contained. Crews made good progress in mop up and holding containment lines. Thunderstorms passed over the fire today with lightning, hail and rain.
08/11/2014
1845
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,736 acres, 95% contained. Minimal fire behavior occurred today with isolated moisture from passing thunder cells. The fire transitioned to a Type 4 IC today.
08/11/2014
1845
CA-KNF Little Deer Fire: 5,503 acres, 98% contained. Smoldering fire activity. Lightning occurred in fire area today.
08/11/2014
1845
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,153 acres, 96% contained. No significant fire activity. Resources available to assist in initial attack activity in the area.
08/11/2014
1545
National Weather Service - Eureka has issued a Red Flag Warning for isolated to scattered thunderstorms with abundant lightning from 2300 hours Monday until 0700 hours Tuesday for fire weather zones 276 and 277. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWEKA
08/11/2014
1345
National Weather Service - Reno has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon for gusty winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 270, 271, 272, 278 and 458.http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWREV
08/11/2014
1130
National Weather Service - San Francisco Bay Area has issued a Red Flag Warning for thunderstorms producing dry lightning from 2100 hours Monday through 0500 hours Tuesday for fire weather zones 506, and 507. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMTR
08/11/2014
1130
National Weather Service - Sacramento: Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 1100 hours Tuesday for isolated to scattered thunderstorms with abundant lightning until 1100 hours Tuesday for fire weather zones 213, 214, 220, 221, 263, 266, 267, 268 and 269. A new Red Flag Warning has been issued from 2100 hours Monday through 1100 hours Tuesday for lightning for fire weather zones 215, ,216, 217, 218, 219, 264 and 279. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWSTO
08/11/2014
1130
National Weather Service - Eureka: Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 1100 hours Tuesday for isolated to scattered dry thunderstorms with abundant lightning for fire weather zones 203, 204, 211 and 283. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWEKA
08/11/2014
1130
National Weather Service - Medford: Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 2300 hours Tuesday for abundant lightning and dry fuels for fire weather zones 280, 281, 284 and 285. The Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 0500 Tuesday for fire weather zone 282. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
08/11/2014
0800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 24,804 acres, 30% contained. The fire made a significant run to the contingency lines on Buckhorn Ridge under the influence of a strong east wind. Increased fire activity in the Doggett Creek drainage threatens residences along Highway 96. Favorable winds on the eastern portion of the fire allowed firing operations to continue to strengthen containment lines.
08/11/2014
0800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 9,500 acres, 35% contained. Fire activity increases daily when smoke inversion lifts in the afternoon. Evacuation order still in effect for the eastern boundary of the fire area. California National Guard crews are assisting in mop up and perimeter patrol.
08/11/2014
0800
CA-KNF July Complex: 12,061 acres, 4% contained. Extreme fire behavior during late afternoon hours carried into the evening. Significant fire growth to the east and north. Fire has spotted and is established across the North Fork of the Salmon River, the south side of Tanners Peak and near Idlewild. Evacuation orders issued for Idlewild, Mule Creek, Robinson Flat, Taylor Creek and Whites Gulch. Sawyers Bar Road is closed within the fire area.
08/11/2014
0745
CA-KNF Log Fire: 3,016 acres, 25% contained. The fire remained active and spread to the ridge south of Mill Creek. Evacuation advisories remain in effect. Backing and flanking fire continues to test control lines.
08/11/2014
0745
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,178 acres, 70% contained. Active burning of interior islands continues to be a threat to containment lines.
08/11/2014
0745
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 55% contained. Multiple spot fires across perimeter lines are hindering containment.
08/11/2014
0745
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,736 acres, 95% contained. Minimal fire behavior. Fire transitioned to local unit at 0700 hours this morning.
08/11/2014
0745
CA-KNF Little Deer Fire: 5,503 acres, 98% contained. No significant activity.
08/11/2014
0745
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,153 acres, 94% contained. No significant fire activity. Resources are available to assist with new incidents in the area.
08/10/2014
1845
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 22,397 acres, 25% contained. Fire became very active after smoke inversion lifted during early afternoon hours. The fire made significant runs to the west with the approaching weather front. Firing operations continued on the eastern portion of the fire under favorable wind conditions.
08/10/2014
1845
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 8,700 acres, 35% contained. Fire activity increase mid-afternoon with significant growth, tree torching, spotting and crown fires. Evacuation orders issued for areas on the eastern portion of the fire.
08/10/2014
1845
CA-KNF July Complex: 9,675 acres, 4% contained. Fire became very active with rapid rates of spread during the approach of frontal winds. Fire spread to north, west and south. New evacuation orders issued for Idlewild, Mule Creek, Robinson Flat, Taylor Creek and Whites Gulch. Sawyers Bar Road is closed within the fire area.
08/10/2014
1845
CA-KNF Log Fire: 2,738 acres, 23% contained. Rolling material continues to be primary means of downhill spread.
08/10/2014
1845
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,178 acres, 70% contained. No fire progression beyond containment lines today. Fire was actively burning islands within containment lines.
08/10/2014
1830
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 50% contained. Fire received hail and lightning today. North and south portions remain a concern due to large areas of unburned fuels near containment lines.
08/10/2014
1830
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,736 acres, 95% contained. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping. Fire will transition back to the unit on 8/11 at 0700 hours.
08/10/2014
1830
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,153 acres, 94% contained. Estimated containment on 8/11/2014.
08/10/2014
1830
CA-KNF Little Deer Fire: 5,503 acres, 98% contained. No significant activity.
08/10/2014
0845
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 21,977 acres, 25% contained. Yesterday's fire activity carried well into the evening operational period. Group tree torching caused spotting up to 1/10th mile. Fire has moved up Doggett Creek drainage toward Buckhorn Ridge.
08/10/2014
0845
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 8,500 acres, 30% contained. Firing operations occurred last evening over large portions of the fire. Firing on the north portion of the fire as secured this area.
08/10/2014
0845
CA-KNF Log Fire: 2,738 acres, 23% contained. Rolling material continues to be primary means of downhill spread, bringing fire to indirect containment lines.
08/10/2014
0845
CA-KNF July Complex: 8,975 acres, 4% contained. Light to moderate fire behavior last night, with rollout causing short uphill runs and single tree torching.
08/10/2014
0845
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,098 acres, 60% contained. Active burning of islands within the containment lines last night. Indirect line and burnout operations were completed yesterday, reducing threat to community of Coffee Creek.
08/10/2014
0830
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 45% contained. Reburn potential is high requiring high commitment of resources. Resources continue to patrol and reinforce containment lines.
08/10/2014
0830
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,926 acres, 95% contained. Minimal fire behavior as interior islands continue to consume.
08/10/2014
0830
CA-KNF Little Deer: 5,503 acres, 91% contained. No significant activity. California National Guard is assisting in mop up and perimeter control.
08/10/2014
0830
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,153 acres; 94% contained. No significant activity.
08/10/2014
0830
CA-LNU Thirty-One Fire: 369 acres, 100% contained.
08/09/2014
1900
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 20,381 acres, 25% contained. Lower humidity today along with earlier lifting of the smoke inversion contributed to substantial increase in fire activity with resulting pyrocumulus over the west side of the fire. Crews continue to work slop overs and spot fires in the Doggett Creek drainage.
08/09/2014
1900
CA-MEU Lodge Fire: 7,500 acres, 30% contained. Fire backed down the eastern slope of Brush Mountain Ridge. Secondary dozer line was completed on the northern portion of the fire.
08/09/2014
1900
CA-KNF July Complex: 8,359 acres, 4% contained. Fire behavior included active surface fire with medium flame lengths and isolated single tree torching. Rolling material continues to spread fire downhill to indirect containment lines.
08/09/2014
1900
CA-KNF Log Fire: 2,673 acres, 23% contained. The fire spread south of Mill Creek with several runs in the north aspect of the drainage below indirect containment lines. 29 miles of direct, indirect and contingency lines have been completed.
08/09/2014
1845
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,098 acres, 60% contained. Several spot fires across containment lines were discovered and suppressed. Heavy fuels on the north end of the fire continue to burn. Indirect line and firing operations on the southern and western portion of the fire have been completed.
08/09/2014
1845
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,416 acres, 45% contained. Spot fires continue to be discovered and suppressed. Unburned pockets of fuel continue to burn.
08/09/2014
1845
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,926 acres, 95% contained. No significant activity.
08/09/2014
1845
CA-LMU Day: 13,153 acres, 94% contained. No significant activity.
08/09/2014
1845
CA-KNF Little Deer Fire: 5,503 acres, 91% contained. Continued smoldering fire behavior. One spot fire discovered outside containment lines and successfully contained.
08/09/2014
1730
CA-LNU Thirty-One Fire: 150 acres, burning in grass, 0% contained. Fire is located on County Road 31 near Winters. Moderate rate of spread. No threats at this time.
08/09/2014
1600
National Weather Service - Eureka has issed a Red Flag Warning for isolated to scattered dry thunderstorms with abundant lightning. Fire weather zone 201 is in effect from Sunday 1700 hours until Monday 0700 hours; fire weather zones 203, 204 and 283 are in effect from Sunday 1100 hours until Monday 2300 hours; fire weather zones 211 and 212 are in effect from Sunday 1500 hours until Monday 0700 hours. A Fire Weather Watch remains in effect for fire weather zone 277 for Sunday morning through Monday evening. .http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWEKA
08/09/2014
1230
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning for abundant lightning and dry fuels for Sunday 1100 hours until Tuesday 2300 hours for fire weather zones 284 and 285. The Red Flag Warning for fire weather zones 280, 281 and 282 from Sunday 1100 hours until Tuesday 0500 hours remains in effect. ..http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
08/09/2014
0815
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08/09/2014
0800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 19,581 acres, 20% contained. The fire was active until 0230 this morning. Crews are working to contain a significant slopover on the eastern portion of the fire. New spot fires have been found in this area and in the southwestern portion of the fire.
08/09/2014
0800
CA-MEU Lodge Fire: 7,100 acres, 30% contained. Fire has spotted to the east side of Eel River, establishing itself in Hogshed Creek, and making a significant run. This resulted in the fire jumping containment lines on the eastern portion of the fire.
08/09/2014
0800
CA-KNF July Complex: 8,359 acres, 4% contained. Fire behavior was limited to slow rates of spread overnight. Rolling material continues to help in downhill spread on steep slopes. Seven miles of direct, indirect and contingency lines have been constructed.
08/09/2014
0745
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 6,098 acres, 45% contained. Rollout continued to challenge containment lines throughout the night. Indirect line has been completed on the western and southern portion of the fire. Point protection in place as fire backs to Coffee Creek Road.
08/09/2014
0745
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,048 acres, 45% contained. Southern portion and northern portion of the fire are priorities due to unburned pockets of fuel and difficulty in access. Crews continue to spike out in Wilderness area.
08/09/2014
0745
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,926 acres, 95% contained. Minimal fire behavior as interior fuels continue to consume. Estimated containment 8/10/2014.
08/09/2014
0730
CA-KNF Little Deer: 5,503 acres, 91% contained. Miranda (T3 IC) in command. Continued smoldering fire behavior. California National Guard is assisting in mop up and perimeter control.
08/09/2014
0730
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,153 acres, 92% contained. No significant fire activity. Expected containment 8/10/2014.
08/09/2014
0730
CA-KNF Log Fire: 2,521 acres, 18% contained. Fire behavior moderated overnight. Firing operation is planned for the Mill Creek area today. Resources have completed 26.5 miles of direct, indirect and contingency firelines.
08/08/2014
1845
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 5,400 acres, 30% contained. Firing operations were completed on the western portion of the fire with good black line established. Handline construction continued on the northern portion to tie in to the Eel River. An evacuation warning has been issued for Dann Valley, Little Dan Creek, Cedar Flat, Cummings/Little Red Mountain, Tan Oak Park, Hermitage, Big Bend and Grizzly Creek.
08/08/2014
1845
CA-KNF July Complex: 8,026 acres, 0% containment. Whites Fire had significant increase in fire activity this afternoon after the smoke inversion lifted. An evacuation advisory has been issued for Idlewild, Taylors Lake, and Robinson Flat. A soft closure was placed on the Sawyers Bar Road between Etna Summit and Whites Gulch.
08/08/2014
1845
CA-KNF Log Fire: 2,337 acres, 13% contained. Warmer and drier conditions lead to an increase in fire behavior. The fire spread south of Mill Creek today with several runs towards indirect containment lines.
08/08/2014
1815
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 5,465 acres, 35%. Crews continued burnout operations today resulting in an increase in containment. Direct handline construction continues.
08/08/2014
1800
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,926 acres, 95% containment. Minimal fire behavior. Stump holes and 1000 hour fuels continue to consume. Expected containment 8/10/2014.
08/08/2014
1800
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 32,048 acres, 45% contained. Increased temperatures and lower relative humidity has caused numerous unseen spot fires outside containment lines to start showing.
08/08/2014
1800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 18,864 acres, 20% contained. Inversion layer broke at 1500 hours causing significant increase in fire activity. Crews continue to work for containment on eastern portion of the fire. A new spot fire was discovered in Division T. Structure threat in Beaver Creek is in patrol status.
08/08/2014
1745
CA-KNF Little Deer Fire: 5,503 acres, 87% contained. No significant activity. The fire transitioned to the KNF at 1700 hours.
08/08/2014
1745
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,153 acres, 92% contained. No significant fire activity. The fire transitioned back to the LMU at 1000 hours this morning.
08/08/2014
1445
National Weather Service - Sacramento has issued a Fire Weather Watch for scattered thunderstorms with abundant lightning possible for Sunday afternoon into Monday evening for fire weather zones 213, 214, 221, 263, 264, 268, 269 and 279. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWSTO
08/08/2014
1445
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning for abundant lightning and dry fuels from Sunday 1100 hours until Tuesday 0500 hours for fire weather zones 280, 281 and 282.http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
08/08/2014
0815
CA-KNF Log Fire: 2,272 acres, 13% contained. Active fire behavior last evening south of Mill Creek area made significant runs towards control lines on the ridge between Kidder Creek and Mill creek. Indirect line construction continues.
08/08/2014
0800
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,153 acres, 92% contained. No significant fire activity. Fire will transition back to the LMU unit at 1000 hours today.
08/08/2014
0800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 5,400 acres, 30% contained. Fire continues to spread on the southeast portion of the fire. Fireline was completed late yesterday on the northern portion of the fire down to the river for planned firing operations this evening.
08/08/2014
0800
CA-KNF July Complex: 7,826 acres, 0% contained. Active fire behavior continued well into late evening with spotting and torching.
08/08/2014
0800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 17,142 acres, 20% contained. Fire slopped over line on eastern portion of fire late yesterday; crews are working to bring back into containment.
08/08/2014
0745
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,926 acres, 95% contained. Minimal fire behavior as stump holes and 1000 hour fuels continue to consume.
08/08/2014
0745
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 31,722 acres, 45% contained. No perimeter growth was observed, however interior heat continues to cause open flame issues. Repopulation has taken place; no restrictions on Highways 89, 44 and 299.
08/08/2014
0745
CA-KNF Little Deer: 5,503 acres, 87% contained. No significant fire activity. Fire will transition to the Klamath National Forest at 1700 hours today.
08/08/2014
0745
CA-Coffee Complex: 5,465 acres, 25% contained. Burnout operations continue on the western and southern portions of the fire; direct handline construction continues on the eastern and northern portion.
08/08/2014
0745
OR-ODF Beaver Complex: 35,248 acres, 50% contained. Fire has burned 9,464 acres in California. Crews are holding and mopping up.
08/08/2014
0700
National Weather Service - Eureka has issued a Fire Weather Watch scattered thunderstorms and potential lightning for Sunday morning through late Sunday evening for fire weather zones 203, 204 and 283. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWEKA
08/07/2014
1900
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 17,142 acres, 20% contained. Significant fire activity occurred after the inversion lifted. Structure threat in the Beaver Creek drainage is diminishing.
08/07/2014
1845
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,153 acres, 90% contained. No significant fire activity. Estimated containment 8/9/2014.
08/07/2014
1845
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 4,831 acres, 25% contained. Crews conducted burnout operations on the western and southern portions of the fire. Direct handline construction continues on the northern and eastern portions.
08/07/2014
1845
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 31,722 acres, 40% contained. No fire spread observed, however interior heat continues to cause open flame concerns.
08/07/2014
1845
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,926 acres, 91% contained. Minimal fire behavior. Isolated interior islands continue to burn.
08/07/2014
1830
CA-KNF Little Deer: 5,503 acres, 87% contained. Creeping and smoldering. The fire will transition to the KNF on 8/8/2014 at 1700 hours.
08/07/2014
1830
CA-KNF Log Fire: 2,099 acres, 13% contained. Active fire behavior on the southwest portion of the fire.
08/07/2014
1830
CA-KNF July Complex: 6,849 acres, 0% contained. Active fire spread in all directions. A spot fire has become establised in the area of Music Creek.
08/07/2014
1830
CA-MEU Lodge Fire: 4,800 acres, 25% contained. Fire activity increased on eastern flank today. The fire crossed the Eel River in two areas. Smokey conditions continue to hindered helicopter operations.
08/07/2014
1530
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Sunday morning through Monday evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280, 281, 282, 284 and 285. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
08/07/2014
0815
CA-KNF Log Fire: 2,099 acres, 8% contained. Active fire behavior with torching, spotting and short crown runs.
08/07/2014
0815
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,047 acres, 85% contained. Expected containment 08/09/2014.
08/07/2014
0800
CA-KNF Little Deer: 5,503 acres, 84% contained. Primary fire behavior threat is spotting into very dry receptive fuels. Transition of the fire back to the Klamath NF is planned for 08/08/2014.
08/07/2014
0800
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 4,813 acres, 20% contained. Active backing fire on all divisions.
08/07/2014
0800
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 4,600 acres, 25% contained. Fire activity was subdued overnight.
08/07/2014
0745
CA-KNF July Complex: 6,849 acres, 0% contained. Flame lengths and rates of spread were greatly reduced overnight.
08/07/2014
0745
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,926 acres, 91% contained. Hold and improve existing line. Anticipated containment 08/08/2014.
08/07/2014
0745
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 31,722 acres, 40% contained. Fire spread was minimal due to cooler temperatures and higher relative humidity's.
08/07/2014
0745
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 16,982 acres, 5% contained. Most resource needs are being filled and significant progress has been made.
08/06/2014
1900
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 4,300 acres, 20% contained. Fire activity increased due to warmer temperatures and lower humidity's.
08/06/2014
1845
CA-KNF July Complex: 6,273 acres, 0% contained. Active fire behavior with torching, spotting and short crown runs.
08/06/2014
1830
CA-KNF Log Fire: 1,852 acres, 8% contained. Active fire behavior with torching, spotting and short crown runs.
08/06/2014
1815
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,926 acres, 87% contained. Hold and improve existing line. Anticipated containment 08/08/2014.
08/06/2014
1815
CA-SHF Coffee Complex: 4,665 acres, 20% contained. The fire became more active and roll out continued to challenge established containment lines.
08/06/2014
1800
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 31,085 acres, 40% contained. Hold and improve existing line. Demobilization of resources is beginning.
08/06/2014
1800
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,047 acres, 80% contained. Expected containment 08/09/2014.
08/06/2014
1800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 15,230 acres, 5% contained. Fire behavior increased significantly when the inversion broke. Pyrocumulus column developed with strong outflow winds and long range spotting.
08/06/2014
1730
CA-KNF Little Deer: 5,279 acres, 81% contained. Creeping and smoldering. Transition of the fire back to the Klamath NF is planned for 08/08/2014.
08/06/2014
0845
CA-KNF Log Fire: 1,852 acres, 8% contained. Slow rates of spread and short flame lengths were observed.
08/06/2014
0845
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,047 acres, 75% contained. Resources will continue to mop up and undertake suppression repair.
08/06/2014
0845
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: 4,665 acres, 15% contained. The fire continued to back minimally in all divisions overnight.
08/06/2014
0845
CA-KNF Little Deer: 5,279 acres, 77% contained. Creeping and smoldering.
08/06/2014
0830
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 3,800 acres, 15% contained. Fire activity was moderated due to passing weather conditions.
08/06/2014
0830
CA-KNF July Complex: 6,273 acres, 0% contained. Creeping with low rates of spread. Whites Fire - 6,256 acres, 0% contained. Leef Fire - 17 acres, 100% contained. Rays Fire - 21 acres, 100% contained.
08/06/2014
0830
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,926 acres, 68% contained. Minimal fire behavior today with wet airmass bringing higher humidity's and relatively cool temperatures.
08/06/2014
0830
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 15,230 acres, 5% contained. Long range spotting and extreme fire behavior remain a significant threat and will challenge the limited resources on the fire to protect structures.
08/06/2014
0830
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 31,085 acres, 35% contained. Fire spread is minimal due to precipitation over the fire area and cooler temperatures.
08/05/2014
1845
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,926 acres, 68% contained. Evacuations for Little Valley Road have been lifted. Burlington Northern/Santa Fe railroad has resumed operations.
08/05/2014
1830
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,047 acres, 70% contained. No significant fire activity.
08/05/2014
1830
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 3,800 acres, 15% contained. Fire activity moderated due to weather.
08/05/2014
1830
CA-KNF July Complex: 5,407 acres, 0% contained. Creeping with low rates of spread then surface fire with small group tree torching, rollout and short range spotting later in the operational period.
08/05/2014
1815
CA-KNF Log Fire: 1,460 acres, 8% contained. Creeping and backing early in the operational period with active surface fire, single and group tree torching, short crown runs and spotting later in the day.
08/05/2014
1815
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: 4,487 acres, 10% contained. Cloud cover and high RH led to slower rates of spread. The fire continued to back in all divisions.
08/05/2014
1800
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 31,085 acres, 35% contained. Fire spread is minimal due to precipitation over the fire area.
08/05/2014
1800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 11,488 acres, 2% contained. Dozer line was compromised in Divisuion A resulting in reinforcement of contingency lines.
08/05/2014
1745
CA-KNF Little Deer: 5,279 acres, 71% contained. Creeping and smoldering. Highway 97 was reopened at 1000 this morning.
08/05/2014
0815
CA-KNF Log Fire: 1,460 acres, 0% contained. Low intensity head fire in surface fuels with rollout and active backing.
08/05/2014
0815
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,047 acres, 65% contained. Fire behavior has moderated.
08/05/2014
0815
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: 4,487 acres, 10% contained. The fire continued to back in Divisions A, B and Y. Wetting rain helped slow progression.
08/05/2014
0815
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 3,527 acres, 15% contained. Approximately 10 miles of indirect line was constructed overnight. Firing operations made great progress.
08/05/2014
0815
CA-KNF July Complex: 5,407 acres, 0% contained. Moderate surface fire with small group tree torching, rollout and short range spotting.
08/05/2014
0815
CA-KNF Little Deer: 5,279 acres, 60% contained. Fire remained active. Thunderstorm winds surfaced.
08/05/2014
0815
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 11,488 acres, 2% contained. Fire continues to grow adding 1,100 acres over the last 2 operational periods.
08/05/2014
0815
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 28,600 acres, 20% contained. Fire spread is primarily torching and spotting in the morning.
08/05/2014
0815
National Weather Service - Eureka has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect until 2000 this evening for thunderstorms for fire weather zone 283. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWEKA
08/05/2014
0815
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,850 acres, 30% contained. Fire behavior minimal overnight with wet air mass bringing higher humidity's and lower temperatures.
08/05/2014
0800
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 1300 this afternoon until 2300 this evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280...281...282...284...285...623...624 and 625. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
08/04/2014
1830
CA-KNF July Complex: 5,407 acres, 0% contained. Active surface fire with group tree torching and spotting 1/4 of a mile.
08/04/2014
1830
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 3,400 acres, 15% contained. The inversion layer remained over the fire the entire day. Fire activity was minimal with creeping and smoldering.
08/04/2014
1815
CA-LMU Day Fire: 13,047 acres, 60% contained. Fire behavior has moderated.
08/04/2014
1815
CA-KNF Log Fire: 1,460 acres, 0% contained. Moderate intensity surface fire, short crown runs and spotting.
08/04/2014
1815
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,850 acres, 20% contained. Fire behavior moderated today with higher humidities and lower temperatures.
08/04/2014
1815
CA-KNF Little Deer: 5,279 acres, 54% contained. Highway 97 was closed the entire reporting period and remains closed. Plans are being made to open the road on 08/05/2014.
08/04/2014
1800
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: 4,487 acres, 5% contained. High clouds and smoke shaded the fire today and fire activity diminished. Active backing on all divisions.
08/04/2014
1745
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 28,600 acres, 10% contained. Fire behavior includes rapid rates of spread, group tree torching and long range spotting.
08/04/2014
1745
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 11,120 acres, 2% contained. Evacuation advisories are being expanded further west and east along the highway 96 corridor.
08/04/2014
1100
National Weather Service - Eureka has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening for thunderstorms for fire weather zone 277. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWEKA
08/04/2014
0830
CA-KNF Log Fire: 1,204 acres, 0% contained. Fire has been withdrawn from the July Complex but will continue to be managed in Unified Command between USFS and CAL FIRE.
08/04/2014
0830
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: 4,487 acres, 5% contained. Fire continued to back overnight.
08/04/2014
0830
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 2,900 acres, 15% contained. Firing operations will be completed this moring.
08/04/2014
0830
CA-KNF July Complex: 4,315 acres, 0% contained. Moderate intensity surface fire, roll out and consumption of unburned fuel.
08/04/2014
0830
CA-KNF Little Deer: 4,700 acres, 43% contained. Fire remained active through the evening and into the night. Spotting and some group tree torching was observed.
08/04/2014
0830
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 10,516 acres, 2% contained. Fire behavior overnight was backing with some group tree torching.
08/04/2014
0830
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 25,900 acres, 0% contained. Fire continues to spread northward. Evacuations in effect for Cassel, Johnson Park and Hat Creek; advisory evacuations in effect for Burney.
08/04/2014
0830
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,850 acres, 5% contained. Fire behavior moderated overnight due to better RH recovery.
08/04/2014
0830
CA-LMU Day Fire: 12,975 acres, 55% contained. Fire behavior has moderated, although occasional torching and spotting continues.
08/03/2014
1830
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 39,600 acres, 5% contained. Fire continued to exhibit rapid rates of spread.
08/03/2014
1830
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: 3,400 acres, 5% contained. Smokejumpers were successful in securing line around Hodges Cabin. Fire continues to spread with short intense uphill runs resulting from rollout.
08/03/2014
1830
CA-KNF July Complex: 4,315 acres, 0% contained. The Log Fire has gone into unified command with CAL FIRE and is being removed from this complex and will be reported separately. The SHF-Rays fire has been added to this complex; Whites Fire and Leef Fire remain in the complex.
08/03/2014
1830
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 2,700 acres, 10% contained. Firing operations were completed this moring connecting both fires in the complex. The spot fire on the east side of the Eel River is located on a south slope and was active this afternoon. Moderate fire behavior was observed for most of the day.
08/03/2014
1815
CA-LMU Day Fire: 12,850 acres, 45% contained. Fire behavior has moderated, although occasional torching and spotting continues.
08/03/2014
1800
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 25,900 acres, 0% contained. Fire continues to spread northward. Evacuations in effect for Cassel, Johnson Park and Hat Creek; advisory evacuations in effect for Burney. CAL FIRE IMT Team 5 (Smith) will go into unified command with NorCal Team 1 at 1800 hours.
08/03/2014
1800
CA-KNF Little Deer: 4,479 acres, 38% contained. Fire behavior remains active with short range spotting but shading from the smoke and increases in relative humidity has moderated fire behavior. The fire has transitioned command to CAL FIRE Incident Commander Flores today at 1800 hours.
08/03/2014
1745
SOCAL IMT2 Team 3 (Garwood) is being staged at McClellan Training Center.
08/03/2014
1545
National Weather Service - Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning for Monday from 1100 hours until 2200 hours for thunderstorms and periods of abundant lightning. Thunderstorm activity could complicate current firefighting efforts. The Red Flag Warning is for fire weather zones 213, 214, 266, 268 and 283. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWSTO
08/03/2014
1300
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning from Monday 1100 hours until Tuesday 0200 hours for abundant lightning and dry fuels for fire weather zones 280, 281, 282, 284 and 285. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
08/03/2014
1130
The National Interagency Coordination Center has raised the National Preparedness Level to PL4.
08/03/2014
0745
CA-KNF Little Deer: 4,000 acres, 10% contained. The wind shifted last evening and the fire changed directions, burning up to and along Highway 97 forcing closure of the Highway within the fire area. Fire continues to exhibit active fire behavior with group torching causing spotting problems.
08/03/2014
0745
CA-KNF July Complex: 4,175 acres, 0% contained. Fire behavior moderated overnight, with smoldering and creeping. Steep terrain and snags are creating access problems. Heavy smoke in the area is limiting aerial support and reconnaissance.
08/03/2014
0745
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 2,200 acres, 10% contained. The fire has spotted across the Eel River and is well established on the east side. Numerous other spot fires were discovered after the inversion lifted yesterday afternoon. Firing operations began on the southwestern portion of the fire last evening and will continue this morning. The western contingency line has been pushed westward 3 miles. The eastern contingency line has now become the new containment line.
08/03/2014
0745
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: 2,000 acres, 5% contained. Rollout, numerous snags and steep slopes are hampering containment efforts. CA IMT1 Team 3 assumed command of the fire at 0600 this morning.
08/03/2014
0745
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 7,001 acres, 1% contained. The fire made significant runs late afternoon and evening, tripling in size to the south and east, forming pyrocumulus under the influence of the unstable atmosphere. Long range spotting, frequent group torching and short crown runs upslope has allowed the fire to become well established. Evacuation advisories have been issued for the Highway 96 corridor in the area of Beaver Creek.
08/03/2014
0715
OR-ODF Beaver Complex: 32,064 acres, 10% contained. The Oregon Gulch fire in this complex has burned 22,835 acres in Oregon and 9,109 acres in California. The fire made intense plume dominated fire runs throughout the afternoon, with mid range spotting and substantial perimeter growth. Mandatory evacuations are in effect for the Copco area and campgrounds along the Klamath River.
08/03/2014
0715
CA-LMU Day Fire: 12,850 acres, 25% contained. Fire continues to move northeast under a southwest wind flow. Winds are increasing fire intensity and heavy fuels and slash accumulations are hampering containment efforts.
08/03/2014
0715
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 22,788 acres, 0% contained. The fire made a significant run to the north yesterday afternoon and evening exhibiting extreme fire behavior with group torching and spotting 1/2 mile ahead. The fire is now 4 miles south of Burney. Fire behavior moderated somewhat overnight.
08/03/2014
0715
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 34,832 acres, 5% contained. Fire spread is primarily torching and spotting in the morning, and transitioning to more extreme fire behavior in the afternoon hours. Fire remained active through evening hours. Evacuations remain in effect for the Little Valley Road area and the Burlington-Santa Fe rail line remains closed to due the fire threat.
08/02/2014
1900
CA-KNF July Complex: 4,175 acres, 0% contained. Very active surface fire with single tree and group torching and spotting 1/4 mile ahead. Heavy smoke is limiting aerial support and reconnaissance. Access is limited for resources to access the fires.
08/02/2014
1830
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 1,800 acres, 10% contained. Fire spread was low intensity under the smoke inversion. Crews were unable to fly to remote locations of the fire until the inversion lifted early afternoon. Increased fire activity with torching and occasional crown runs were observed. A spot fire was discovered across the Eel River during crew shuttles. Steep terrain continues to hamper containment of the fire.
08/02/2014
1830
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 2,400 acres, 5% contained. Fire was under an inversion until 1300 hours. Fire made significant runs to the north east after the inversion lifted, forming a pyrocumulus smoke column. Fire is well established on the east side of Beaver Creek.
08/02/2014
1815
CA-KNF Little Deer Fire: 2,950 acres, 10% contained. Fire made small crown runs and group torching, spotting 1/2 mile ahead of the fire. CAL FIRE will assume command of the fire at 0800 tomorrow.
08/02/2014
1815
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 26,205 acres, 5% contained. Fire spread is primarily torching and spotting in the morning, transitioning to more extreme fire behavior in the afternoon. This includes group torching, rapid rates of spread and spotting up to 1/2 mile. Evacuations for Little Valley Road area remain in effect. Burlington-Santa Fe rail line remains shut down.
08/02/2014
1815
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 7,029 acres, 0% contained. Fire spread is primarily torching and spotting in the morning, transitioning to more extreme fire behavior in the afternoon. This includes group torching, rapid rates of spread and spotting up to 1/2 mile. Eight residences, one commercial property and 20 other minor structures destroyed. Highway 89 remains closed within the fire area.
08/02/2014
1815
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: 1,800 acres, 5% contained. Significant growth on all flanks of fire except for the East Fork of Coffee Creek. Moderate to rapid rates of spread due to rollout, numerours snags and short range spotting. Fire is actively burning through all fuel types. Natural barriers are not completely reliable to hold fire. California IMT1 Team 3 will assume command at 0600 tomorrow.
08/02/2014
1815
CA-LMU Day Fire: 12,700 acres, 20% contained. Afternoon southwest winds are increasing fire intensity with torching, long range spotting and substantial fire runs. In addition, heavy fuels and slash accumulations are contributing to high intensity fire behavior.
08/02/2014
1745
National Weather Service - Sacramento has issed a Fire Weather watch for Monday morning through Monday evening for thunderstorms and possible lightning for fire weather zones 213, 214, 221, 268 and 269. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWSTO
08/02/2014
1745
National Weather Service - Medford has issed a Fire Weather watch for late Monday morning through Monday evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 282, 284 and 285. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
08/02/2014
1630
CA-KNF Little Deer Fire: The fire has made a significant run to the east and crossed Highway 97. Fire is in Unified Command with CAL FIRE.
08/02/2014
1630
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: Fire continues to spread at a rapid rate with extreme fire behavior. Multiple structures burning in the Doty Road area.
08/02/2014
0730
CA-KNF Little Deer: 600 acres, 10% contained.
08/02/2014
0730
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: 750 acres, 5% contained. Fire made significant runs upslope due to rollout and numerous snags. Heavy inversion settled over the fire during the night.
08/02/2014
0730
OR-ODF Beaver Complex: 11,623 acres, 2% contained. 4,645 acres are burning in California. Evacuation notices in effect for Copco Road area. Threat to Fallbrook water supply source for Yreka. Fire is in Unified Command with CAL FIRE.
08/02/2014
0730
CA-KNF July Complex: California IMT1 Team 1 (McGowan) assumed command of the complex at 0600 hours. Complex includes the White Fire, Log Fire and the Leef Fire. White Fire: 2,500 acres, 0% contained, rollout continued overnight with active backing. Log Fire: 350 acres, 0% contained, rollout continues to hamper containment efforts; fire is in Unified Command with CAL FIRE. Leef Fire: 17 acres, 90% contained. Minimal fire activity reported.
08/02/2014
0715
CA-KNF Beaver: 1,751 acres, 5% contained. Fire spotted across Beaver Creek, doubling the fire size. The fire made significant runs to the north east late into the night. Mandatory evacuations are in effect for the Beaver Creek area. Advisory evacuations are in place along the Klamath River.
08/02/2014
0715
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 902 acres, 20% contained. Fire continued to spread in all directions. Steep terrain and potential for rolling debris is hampering containment efforts.
08/02/2014
0715
CA-Eiler Fire: 6,932 acres, 0% contained. Fire is under command of NorCal Team 1 (Minton). Fire made significant sustained runs yesterday. Fire has crossed Highway 89; Highway 89 remains closed in the fire area. Evacuations remain in place. Thousand Lakes Wilderness is closed.
08/02/2014
0715
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 17,977 acres, 5% contained. Fire is in Unified Command with CAL FIRE. Extreme fire behavior, with rapid rates of spread and long range spotting. Evacuations are in place for Little Valley Road. Burlington Northern-Santa Fe rail line remains shut down.
08/02/2014
0715
CA-LMU Day Fire: 12,500 acres, 15% contained. Fire continues to move with high intensity. Wind driven runs produced long range spotting up to 1/2 mile.
08/01/2014
2045
CA-LNF Eiller Fire: 5,500 acres, 0% contained. Running, torching and long range spotting. Highway 89 closed. Residences threatened and evacuations in progress.
08/01/2014
2045
CA-KNF Log Fire: 350 acres, 0% contained. Active on all flanks moderate rate of spread. Residences, trailhead infrastructure, and late sectional reserves threatened.
08/01/2014
2030
Effective 2030 tonight North Ops is moving to preparedness level 5.
08/01/2014
1915
CA-KNF White Fire: 2,500 acres, 0% contained. Active backing and crowning when in alignment.
08/01/2014
1900
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 11,000 acres, 5% contained. Extreme fire behavior with rapid rates of spread, torching and long range spotting. Evacuations is progress on Little Valley Road. Burlington Northern-Santa Fe railroad is shut down. NorCal Team 1 (Minton) assumes command at 0600 tomorrow.
08/01/2014
1900
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: California IMT1 Team 3 (Pincha-Tulley) has been ordered.
08/01/2014
1900
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 750 acres, 20% contained. Moderate fire behavior, with difficult access due to steep slopes. Construction of dozer line has begun in anticpation of future firing operations.
08/01/2014
1830
CA-KNF Leef Fire: 17 acres, 90% contained. Creeping and smoldering within the containment lines.
08/01/2014
1830
CA-KNF Little Deer Fire: 600 acres, 10% contained. Active crown runs observed.
08/01/2014
1830
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: 300 acres, 0% contained. Fire made significant upslope runs when topography came into alignment. Roll out due to steep terrain causing containment problems.
08/01/2014
1820
CA-LMU Day Fire: 11,500 acres, 10% contained. High intensity, wind driven runs created long range spotting 1/4 to 1/2 mile ahead of the fire. Extreme fire behavior observed. Evacuations remain in effect.
08/01/2014
1800
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 4,240 acres, 95% contained. Full containment expect on 8/2/2014.
08/01/2014
1800
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 850 acres, 5% contained. Fire made several significant runs today with torching and crowning.
08/01/2014
1615
CA-HUU McClellan Fire: 30 acres, 0% contained, burning brush. Fire is located on Highway 36 at McClellan Mountain Road, Dinsmore. Rapid rate of spread. Structures threatened, evacuations in progress.
08/01/2014
1615
CA-LMU Day Fire: 7,000 acres, 10% contained. Mandatory evacuations of the Lookout Ranchettes have been issued.
08/01/2014
1530
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: 200 acres, 0% contained, burning in timber. Fire is located in the Trinity Alps Wilderness, 5 miles northwest of Coffee Creek. Moderate to rapid rate of spread.
08/01/2014
1530
CA-KNF Little Deer Fire: 350 acres, 0% contained, burning in brush and timber. Fire is located near Highway 97, 11 miles southwest of Macdoel. Moderate rate of spread. Fire is burning towards Highway 97.
08/01/2014
1530
OR-ODF Oregon Gulch Fire: 9000 acres, 0% contained. Fire is burning near the community of Copco, south of the Oregon border. Fire was part of the Beaver Complex east of Ashland, Oregon that burned into California overnight. Structure threat to the community of Copco. Fire is being managed by an ODF Type 1 team. 1,000 acres is burning in Siskiyou County, California. Fire is in Unified Command with CAL FIRE.
08/01/2014
1530
CA-LNF Eiler Fire: 950 acres, 0% contained, burning in timber. Fire is located in the 1,000 Lakes Wilderness, 12 miles southwest of Burney. Rapid rate of spread.
08/01/2014
0700
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 400 acres, 11% contained. Moderate rate of spread, with active short runs during the afternoon. Active burning observed on all flanks. NorCal IMT2 Team 2 (Johnson) will inbrief at 1200 hours today.
08/01/2014
0700
CA-MEU Lodge Complex: 650 acres, 5% contained. Steep slopes and difficult access are hampering containment efforts. CAL FIRE IMT Team 4 (Derum) assumed command of the incident this morning.
08/01/2014
0700
CA-KNF July Complex: Complex comprises the White (1,000 acres, 0% contained), Leef (17 acres, 45% contained) and Log (130 acres, 0% contained) fires. White Fire is making significant upslope runs with single tree torching; Leef fire has forward progress stopped and is smoldering; Log fire is active on all flanks. California IMT Team 1 (McGowan) will inbrief today.
08/01/2014
0700
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 3,100 acres, 0% contained. Fire is threatening Pacific Crest Trail, historical structures and power, communication and transportation infrastructures. Fire progressing at a moderate rate of spread, with short range spotting and torching. NorCal IMT2 Team 1 (Minton) is assigned to this fire and will inbrief at 1400 hours today.
08/01/2014
0700
CA-LMU Day Fire: 7,000 acres, 5% contained. Fire continues to make significant runs with long range spotting. Continued threat to the community of Day, Lookout Ranchettes, local power infrastructure and commercial timberlands. CAL FIRE IMT Team 3 (Michael) will inbrief today.
07/31/2014
2045
CA-KNF Log Fire: 130 acres, 0% contained. Fire will be assumed within the July Complex.
07/31/2014
2045
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 400 acres, 0% contained. Fire will be assumed within the July Complex.
07/31/2014
2030
CA-KNF Leef Fire: 17 acres, 45% contained. Fire will be assumed within the July Complex.
07/31/2014
2015
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 3,100 acres in brush and timber, 0% contained. NorCal IMT2 Team 1, Minton will assume command tomorrow. Moderate rate of spread with running torching and spotting. Threat to historical ranch.
07/31/2014
1915
CA-SKU Lightning Fires: 23 fires for 22 acres, 50% contained.
07/31/2014
1845
CA-LMU 3-7 Day Fire: 4,500 acres, 5% contained. CAL FIRE IMT Team 3, Michael will assume command 1800 tomorrow. Critical rates of spread with long range spotting. Threat to the community of Day, Big Valley Ranchettes, local power infrastructure and commercial timber lands.
07/31/2014
1800
CA-BTU Web Fire: 389 acres, 78% contained. Expected containment 08/01/2014.
07/31/2014
1730
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 4,240 acres, 95% contained. Transfer of command back to the local unit occured at 1000 today. Expected containment 08/02/2014.
07/31/2014
1445
CA-KNF July Complex: 3 fires...Whites fire, Log fire and Leef fire. California IMT Team 1, McGowan assigned.
07/31/2014
1345
CA-MEU Lodge Fire: 2 fires...4-1 is 300 acres, 0% contained...4-2 is 75 acres, 0% contained. CAL FIRE IMT Team 4, Derum assigned. Rapid rate of spread with spotting.
07/31/2014
1330
CA-LMU 3-7 Day Fire: 2,500 acres, 5% containment. CAL FIRE IMT Team 3, Michael assigned. Rapid rate of spread. Long range spotting up to 1/4 mile. Threats to structures and timber. Voluntary evacuations taking place.
07/31/2014
1315
CA-LNF Bald Fire: 1,000 acres in brush and timber, 0% contained. 8 miles south-southeast of Fall River Mills, CA. Slow rate of spread. 88 degrees, 20% RH, winds west-southwest 6 gusting 16.
07/31/2014
1300
CA-MEU 4-3 Fire: 15 acres, 100% contained.
07/31/2014
1245
CA-KNF Log Fire: 60 acres in timber, 0% contained. 7 miles west of Greenview, CA. Moderate rate of spread. 84 degrees, 19% RH, winds south-southeast 11 gusting 17.
07/31/2014
1245
CA-KNF Beaver Fire: 150 acres in brush and timber, 10% contained. 18 miles northwest of Yreka, CA. Slow rate of spread. 90 degrees, 29% RH, winds east-northeast 6 gusting 11.
07/31/2014
1230
CA-KNF Whites Fire: 200 acres in timber, 0% contained. 11 miles west of Callahan, CA. Moderate rate of spread. 84 degrees, 19% RH, winds south-southeast 11 gusting 17.
07/31/2014
1230
CA-SHF Coffee Fire: 10 acres in timber, 0% contained. 6 miles northwest of Coffee Creek, CA. Moderate rate of spread. 91 degrees, 21% RH, winds south-southeast 4 gusting 8.
07/31/2014
1200
Effective 1200 today North Ops is moving to preparedness level 4.
07/31/2014
1115
CA-MEU Lodge Fire: 2 fires...4-1 is 100 acres, 0% contained...4-2 is 25 acres, 0% contained.
07/31/2014
1115
CA-SKU Lightning Fires: 23 fires for 20 acres, 20% contained.
07/31/2014
1115
CA-LMU 3-7 Day Fire: 700 acres, 5% containment. Rapid rate of spread. Long range spotting up to 1/4 mile. Erratic winds due to passing thunderstorms. Threat to the community of Day, CA and commercial timber lands.
07/31/2014
0700
CA-MEU Lodge Fire: 83 acres, 23% contained. Fire is located in BLM Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness, 5 miles north of Branscomb. Planned actions include constructing handline, mop-up, patrol and protect wilderness and watershed.
07/31/2014
0700
CA-LMU 3-7 Day Fire: 300 acres, 0% containment. Rapid rate of spread. Long range spotting up to 1/4 mile. Erratic winds due to passing thunderstorms. Threat to the community of Day, CA and commercial timber lands.
07/31/2014
0700
CA-BTU Web Fire: 389 acres, 70% contained. Expected containment 08/01/2014.
07/31/2014
0700
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 4,240 acres, 95% contained. Transfer of command back to the local unit will occur at 1000 today. Expected containment 08/02/2014.
07/31/2014
0700
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 1400 this afternoon through 2300 this evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280...281...284...285...617...621...622...623...624 and 625. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
07/30/2014
1930

CA-LMU 3-7 Fire: 30 acres, 0% containment. Day road, 2 miles north of Day, CA. Moderate rate of spread. 82 degrees, 15% RH, winds south at 8 gusting 16.

07/30/2014
1845
CA-SKU Lightning Fires: 12 fires for 40 acres, 20% contained.
07/30/2014
1830
CA-MEU Lodge Fire: 10 acres, 0% contained. Fire is located in BLM Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness, 5 miles north of Branscomb.
07/30/2014
1830
CA-MEU 4-3 Fire: 20 acres, 75% contained. Full containment expected tonight.
07/30/2014
1815
CA-LMU Lightning Fires: 10 fires for 5 acres in grass, brush and timber, 10% contained. Slow rate of spread. 79 degrees, 25% RH, winds west-southwest 8 gusting 25.
07/30/2014
1800
Increased initial attack activity in the geographic area today due to thunderstroms and associated out flow winds.
07/30/2014
1745
CA-BTU Web Fire: 389 acres, 70% contained. Expected containment 08/01/2014.
07/30/2014
1745
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 4,240 acres, 95% contained. Transfer of command back to the local unit will occur at 1000 tomorrow.
07/30/2014
1630
CA-MEU 4-3 Fire: 20 acres grass and oak woodland/timber, 0% contained. Bell Springs Road 2 miles west of Hwy 101, Laytonville. Moderate rate of spread. 103 degrees, RH 10%, winds south-southwest 5 gusting 10. Structures threatened.
07/30/2014
0700
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 1400 this afternoon through 2300 this evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280...281...284...285...621 and 622. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
07/30/2014
0700
CA-BTU Web Fire: 375 acres, 60% contained. Continue to build and improve fireline.
07/30/2014
0700
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 4,240 acres, 90% contained. Interior smoldering of dead and down fuels. Aggresive mop up and suppression repair continues. Transfer of command back to the local unit is scheduled for 07/31/2014.
07/29/2014
1900
Effective 1900 tonight North Ops is moving to preparedness level 3.
07/29/2014
1900
CA-BTU Web Fire: 325 acres, 35% contained. Anticipated containment 08/01/2014.
07/29/2014
1800
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 4,240 acres, 85% contained. Interior smoldering of dead and down fuels. All evacuation orders have been lifted and repopulation is ongoing. Transfer of command back to the local unit is scheduled for 07/31/2014.
07/29/2014
1215
CA-BTU Web Fire: 250 acres, 15% contained. Short range spotting, head of fire has been stopped but shoulders remain active.
07/29/2014
0830
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 1400 this afternoon through 2300 this evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280...281...282...284...and 285. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
07/29/2014
0730
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 3,800 acres, 80% contained. Crews continue to build and strengthen lines. The eastern portion of the fire remains under evacuation orders. The western portion of the fire has reduced evacuation orders to an evacuation advisory. Approximately 600 of the 1,200 evacuated residences have been allowed to repopulate. Estimated containment remains for 8/1/2014.
07/29/2014
0730
CA-BTU Web Fire: 175 acres, 15% contained. No additional fire spread anticipated unless eratic winds surface from thunderstorm activity.
07/29/2014
0730
CA-MEU Spring Fire: 15 acres, 100% contained.
07/28/2014
1815
CA-BTU Web Fire: 100 acres, 0% contained. Fire is spotting 1/4 mile ahead of main fire and burning east toward Highway 32.
07/28/2014
1815
CA-MEU Spring Fire: 20 acres, 0% contained. Fire is burning in oak woodland, on Bell Springs Road, 9 miles east of Piercy. No immedicate structure threat.
07/28/2014
1815
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 3,800 acres, 75% contained. Crews continue to build and strengthen lines. The eastern portion of the fire remains under evacuation orders. The western portion of the fire has reduced evacuation orders to an evacuation advisory. Approximately 600 of the 1,200 evacuated residences have been allowed to repopulate. Estimated containment remains for 8/1/2014.
07/28/2014
1415
CA-BTU Web Fire: 20 acres, 0% contained. Fire is located west of Highway 32, 6 miles north of Forest Ranch. Moderate rate of spread. Threat is to commercial timberlands.
07/28/2014
1230
National Weather Service - Medford has issed a Fire Weather Watch for Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280, 281, 282, 284, and 285.http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=mfr&wwa=fire weather watch
07/28/2014
0645
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 3800 acres, 65% contained. CAL FIRE IMT Team 2, Patterson. Dead and down fuels continue to smolder. No observered fire spread. Anticipated containment: 8/1/2014.
07/27/2014
1745
CA-AEU Sand Fire: CAL FIRE IMT Team 2 Patterson. 3800 acres, 50% contained. Crews continued to build and strengthen lines. Interior pockets continued to burn with single tree torching.
07/27/2014
1745
CA-NOD Malt Fire: 1,054 acres, 100% contained.
07/27/2014
0700
CA-NOD Malt Fire: 1,054 acres, 96% contained. Expected to be contained tonight at 1800.
07/27/2014
0700
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 3,800 acres, 35% contained. Moderate to extreme fire behavior observed, with spotting 1/4 mile ahead of main fire. Evacuation remain in effect.
07/26/2014
1830
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 3,000 acres, 20% contained. Patterson, ICT1 CAL FIRE IMT 2 assigned and will assume command 1000 tomorrow. Moderate to extreme fire behavior with spotting. Threats to single family residences, commercial wineries and vineyards, local power infrastructure and highway 49. Evacuations in effect.
07/26/2014
1830
CA-NOD Malt Fire: 1,054 acres, 96% contained. Expected containment 07/27/2014.
07/26/2014
1830
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 100% contained.
07/26/2014
1145
CA-SRF Sugarbowl Fire: 7 acres, 100% contained.
07/26/2014
0730
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 1,300 acres, 20% contained. Moderate to extreme fire behavior with spotting. Threats to single family residences, commercial wineries and vineyards, local power infrastructure and highway 49. Evacuations in effect.
07/26/2014
0730
CA-NOD Malt Fire: 1,054 acres, 85% contained. Crews continue to reinforce containment lines, mop up and are beginning suppression repair.
07/26/2014
0730
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 95% contained. Tactical patrol and mop up continues. Expected containment 07/28/2014.
07/25/2014
1815
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 300 acres, 0% contained. Structures threatened. Evacuations in progress on Sand Ridge Road.
07/25/2014
1745
CA-NOD Malt Fire: 1,054 acres, 75% contained. Crews continue to reinforce containment lines. Mop up of interior pockets of unburned fuels continues. Reduction in acreage due to GPS mapping.
07/25/2014
1730
CA-AEU Sand Fire: 50 acres, 0% contained, burning in grass and oak woodland at a moderate rate of spread. Fire is located east of Highway 49, at the Amador/El Dorado county line, 5 miles north of Plymouth. Fire has spotted and is burning on both sides of the Middle Fork Cosumnes River.
07/25/2014
1730
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 95% contained. Steep terrain continues to hamper full containment. Extensive back haul operations continue to remove equipment. Fire suppression repair continues.
07/25/2014
1730
CA-SRF Sugar Bowl Fire: 5 acres, 70% contained. Highway 96 is open with traffic control in place.
07/25/2014
1215
CA-SRF Sugar Bowl Fire: 35 acres, 0% contained, forward progress has been stopped. Highway 96 is closed within the fire area due to rolling debris onto the roadway.
07/25/2014
0930
CA-SRF Sugar Bowl Fire: 35 acres, 0% contained, burning in timber and grass. Fire is located on Highway 96, 5 miles north of Willow Creek. Moderate rate of spread, with debris rollout on Highway 96.
07/25/2014
0930
CA-LMU Lightning fires: 27 acres, 100% contained.
07/25/2014
0930
CA-NOD Malt Fire: 1,400 acres, 60% contained. No fire spread last night due to high humidities and low winds. Fire behavior mainly limited to burning of interior pockets.
07/25/2014
0930
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 95% contained. Fire suppression repair is on-going.
07/24/2014
0715
CA-NOD Malt Flat Fire: 1,400 acres, 40% contained. Minimal rate of spread overnight due to light winds and good humidity recovery. Fire behavior mainly limited to burning interior juniper trees. Threat to Wilderness study area, Sheldon-Hart Wildlife Refuge, private ranches and grazing allotments.
07/24/2014
0715
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 95% contained. Extensive backhaul operations will continue.
07/23/2014
1800
CA-NOD Malt Flat Fire: 495 acres brush and grass, 0% containment. Rapid rate of spread. 75 degrees, RH 18%, wind WSW 24 gusting 39. Threat to Wilderness study area and Sheldon-Hart Wildlife Refuge.
07/23/2014
1745
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 95% contained. Incident transitioned back to the local unit at 1000 this morning. Significant demobilization of resources was completed today.
07/23/2014
1130
CA-LMU Lightning Fires: 27 acres, 75% contained.
07/23/2014
0715
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 95% contained. Incident will transition back to the local unit at 1000 this morning. Significant demobilization of resources will be completed today.
07/22/2014
1730
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 93% contained. Patrol and mopup continues. Extensive backhaul operations removing fire hose from the line are ongoing. A Flash Fllod Warning has been issued by the National Weather Servive - Eureka for the area surrounding the fire until 17:45 today due to thunderstorm activity in the vicinity.
07/22/2014
1715
CA-LMU Lightning Fires: 27 acres, 60% contained. Comprised of 24 fires with the largest fire being 10 acres. Slow rate of spread. 67 degrees, 57% relative humidity, winds south at 5 gusting 13. Unit has taken 4,738 lightning strikes in the past 7 days.
07/22/2014
1700
CA-NEU Iowa Fire: 14 acres, 100% contained.
07/22/2014
0700
CA-NEU Iowa Fire: 20 acres, 50% contained. Threats have been mitigated.
07/22/2014
0700
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 88% contained. Significant improvements continue to be made to the control lines in all Branches. Planned transition back to the Unit on 7/23 1000.
07/21/2014
1800
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 86% contained. Fire has completed backing into East Fork of Duncan Creek. Other areas of the fire continued creeping and consuming unburned islands in the interior requiring ground resources to continue to monitor. Demobilization of resources continues.
07/21/2014
1800
CA-BTU Cherokee Fire: 16 acres, 100% contained.
07/21/2014
1530
CA-BTU Cherokee Fire: 20 acres, 0% contained, moderate rate of spread, burning in oak woodland. Fire is located on Cherokee Road, 2 miles north of Oroville.
07/21/2014
1445
CA-NEU Iowa Fire: 20 acres, 5% contained, burning in grass and oak woodland. Fire is located on Iowa Hill Road, south of Colfax, American River Canyon. Threat to the community of Colfax.
07/21/2014
1345
National Weather Service - Meford has issed a Red Flag Warning for Tuesday from 1100 hours through 2300 hours for abundant lightning and dry fuels. This Red Flag Warning is in effect for fire weather zones 280, 281, 284 and 285. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=mfr&wwa=red flag warning
07/21/2014
0730
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning for abundant lightning and dry fuels from 1400 hours through 2300 hours today for fire weather zones 280, 281, 282, 284 and 285. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=mfr&wwa=red flag warning
07/21/2014
0700
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 81% contained. Significant improvements continue to be made to the control lines in all Branches.
07/20/2014
1815
Increased initial attack activity today due to thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds.
07/20/2014
1805
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 76% contained. During the afternoon hours, a thunder storm cell passed 5 miles to the west of the fire. The fire activity increased on Division K and required additional air support. New fire starts were identifed outside of the Bully Fire by air resources.
07/20/2014
1700
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning for abundant lightning and dry fuels in Eastern portion of Siskiyou and Western portion of Modoc Counties until 2100 tonight. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=red flag warning
07/20/2014
0815
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Monday morning through Monday evening for fire weather zones 634 and 284. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=fire weather watch
07/20/2014
0700
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 71% contained. Tactical patrol operations continued to be utilized to further support exisiting control lines throughout the operational period. Significant improvements continue to be made to the control lines in all Branches.
07/19/2014
1800
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 66% contained. The fire continued backing into the East Fork of Duncan Creek. Other areas of the fire continued creeping in the understory and consuming unburned islands within the perimeter. Fire suppression repair has been instituted and will be ongoing.
07/19/2014
1700
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday morning through Sunday evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280...281...282...284...285...624 and 625. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
07/19/2014
0730
CA-PNF Chance Fire: 28 acres, 100% contained.
07/19/2014
0730
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 61% contained. The fire continued to actively burn during the night consuming unburned interior islands. Fire suppression repair has been instituted and will be ongoing.
07/19/2014
0730
NV-HTF Clear Creek Fire: 187 acres, 100% contained.
07/18/2014
1815
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 12,661 acres, 56% contained. The fire from the burning operations is backing into the East Fork of Duncan Creek, with occasional isolated single tree torching. Other areas of the fire continued creeping in the understory. Crews continue to make good progress in all Branches. Fire suppression repair has been instituted and will be ongoing.
07/18/2014
1815
CA-PNF Chance Fire: 15 acres, 0% contained. Forward progress has been stopped. Structure threat has been mitigated.
07/18/2014
1815
NV-HTF Clear Creek Fire: 187 acres, 75% contained; full containment expected this evening.
07/18/2014
1815
NV-HTF Evans Fire: 633 acres, 100% contained.
07/18/2014
1330
CA-PNF Chance Fire: 10 acres, 0% contained. Fire is located 1 mile south of Frenchman Lake. Moderate rate of spread, with torching and short range spotting, burning in brush and timber. Threat to Forest Service compound facility.
07/18/2014
0730
CA-SHU Bully: 11,200 acres, 51% contained. Mandatory evacuation orders have been lifted. Road closures remain in place for Bully Choop Road. Big Foot Road and Graves Road are open to residents and emergency personnel only. Burnout and tactical patrol operations continue to be utilized to further support existing control lines. Significant improvements continue to be made to existing control lines in the southeast portion of the fire.
07/18/2014
0730
NV-HTF Evans Fire: 630 acres, 80% contained. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.
07/18/2014
0730
NV-HTF Clear Creek Fire: 187 acres, 35% contained. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.
07/18/2014
0730
CA-SHF Lakin Fire: 18 acres, 100% contained.
07/17/2014
1815
NV-HTF Evans Fire: 700 acres, 80% contained.
07/17/2014
1815
NV-HTF Clear Creek Fire: 300 acres, 35% containment. Forward spread has been stopped.
07/17/2014
1815
CA-SHF Lakin Fire: 18 acres, 50% contained.
07/17/2014
1815
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 11,200 acres, 51% contained. Fire continued making slope driven runs in brush and continued creeping in the timber. Resident repopulation of Sunny Hill Road community is complete.
07/17/2014
0845
NV-HTF Clear Creek Fire: 300 acres in brush, 0% containment. 5 miles southwest of Carson City, NV. Moderate rate of spread. 73 degrees, RH 50%, winds south at 4 gusting 7. Structures threatened.
07/17/2014
0715
NV-HTF Evans Fire: 700 acres, 25% contained. Expected containment today.
07/17/2014
0715
CA-SHF Lakin Fire: 18 acres, 50% contained. Threat to 500 KV powerlines has been mitigated.
07/17/2014
0715
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 10,700 acres, 47% contained. Fire continued making slope driven runs in brush and continued creeping in the timber. Resident repopulation continues.
07/17/2014
0700
Effective 0001 this morning North Ops moved to preparedness level 2.
07/16/2014
1900
CA-SHF Lakin Fire: 25 acres brush, 0% contained. Threat to 500 KV powerlines.
07/16/2014
1845
NV-HTF Evans Fire: 700 acres, 20% contained. Threats to wildlife refuge and ranch lands has been mitigated. Expected containment 07/17/2014.
07/16/2014
1845
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 10,200 acres, 40% contained. Fire continued making slope driven runs in brush and continued creeping in the timber. Mandatory evacuation orders have been lifted.
07/16/2014
1130
NV-HTF Evans Fire: 450 acres grass and brush, 20% contained. 82 degrees, 31% RH, wind north at 8 gusting 12. Slow rate of spread. Threat to wildlife refuge and ranch lands. Commitment of Federal and State resources.
07/16/2014
0715
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 8,700 acres, 35% contained. Fire continued to grow during the night with active burning observed. Firing operations continue to be utilized to further support control line reinforcement. Mandatory evacuations remain in place for Big Foot Road and Sunny Hill Road. An evacuation advisory remains in place east to Rainbow Lake Road.
07/15/2014
1815
The National Interagency Coordination Center has raised the National Preparedness Level to PL3.
07/15/2014
1800
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 8,100 acres, 20% contained. Fire made slope driven runs in brush and creeped in timber and understory. Increased humidity and cloud cover slowed spread rates in timber. Mandatory evacuations remain in place for Big Foot Road and Sunny Hill Road. An evacuation advisory remains in place for east of Rainbow Lake Road.
07/15/2014
0715
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 6,400 acres, 20% contained. Fire continued to grow during the night with active burning observed. Mandatory evacuations remain in place for Big Foot Road and Sunny Hill Road. An evacuation advisory remains in place for east of Rainbow Lake Road.
07/14/2014
1815
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 5,500 acres, 15% contained. Fire made significant sustained surface fuel runs through heavy brush. Winds caused significant fire activity on the fire, making hard runs up drainages. Mandatory evacuations remain in effect for Big Foot Road and the Sunny Hill Road area. Advisory evacuations remain in effect in the Rainbow Lake Road area.
07/14/2014
1115
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 4,700 acres, 15% contained. Mandatory evacuations are in effect for Big Foot Road, from Platina Road to Wilson Creek. Advisory evacuation is in effect for area east of Wilson Creek to Rainbow Lake Road. Big Foot Road is closed north of Platina Road.
07/14/2014
0730
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 4,400 acres, 15% contained. Fire continued to grow overnight with active burning observed. Fire spread continues to be topographic and fuels driven. 8 residences destroyed, 1 residence damaged, 9 vehicles destroyed. Damage assessment ongoing. Platina Road is open to residents and emergency vehicles only.
07/14/2014
0730
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 100% contained.
07/13/2014
1800
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 99% contained.
07/13/2014
1800
Light initial attack in the Geographic Area today.
07/13/2014
1800
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 4,000 acres, 15% contained. Fire spread is topographic and fuels driven making hard runs up drainages when coming into alignment with the wind. Platina road remains open to residents only.
07/13/2014
0715
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 3,700 acres, 10% contained. Moderate rate of spread with medium range spotting. Evacuations have been lifted. Platina road open to residents only.
07/13/2014
0715
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 99% contained. Expected containment 07/14/2014.
07/12/2014
1800
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 2,930 acres, 10% contained. Estes, IMT 1 Cal Fire Team 6 assumed command at 1800 today. The fire is moving at a moderate rate of spread driven by extremely dry fuels and alignment with slope. Mandatory evacuations in effect. Road closures in effect.
07/12/2014
1800
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 99% contained.
07/12/2014
1800
CA-SCU Marsh Fire: 120 acres, 100% contained.
07/12/2014
1630
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 100% contained.
07/12/2014
0730
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 2,800 acres, 10% contained. Estes, IMT 1 Cal Fire Team 6 has been assigned. The fire made significant uphill runs with short range spotting. Mandatory evacuations in effect. Road closures in effect.
07/12/2014
0730
CA-SCU Marsh Fire: 120 acres grass and oak woodland, 60% contained.
07/12/2014
0730
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 98% contained.
07/12/2014
0730
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 98% contained. Full containment expected at end of shift today.
07/11/2014
1815
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 300 acres, 0% contained. Platina Road remains closed both east and west of the fire area. Mandatory evacuations remain in place along Platina Road.
07/11/2014
1815
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 98% contained.
07/11/2014
1815
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 98% contained.
07/11/2014
1710
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 100 acres, 0% contained. Fire is burning on both sides of Platina Road. Mandatory evacuations along Platina Road. Platina Road road is closed to all traffic.
07/11/2014
1610
CA-SHU Bully Fire: 40 acres, 0% contained. Fire is burning in brush and oak woodland, at a moderate to rapid rate of spread. Fire is located at Old Bully Choop Road and Platina Road, near Igo.
07/11/2014
1115
National Weather Service - Eureka has modified the Red Flag Warning to now include only fire weather zones 203, 204 and 283. The Red Flag Warning for these areas remains in effect until 1700 today. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWEKA
07/11/2014
0800
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 95% contained. The team transitioned the fire to the local unit at 0700 hours this morning.
07/11/2014
0800
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 97% contained.
07/10/2014
1800
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 92% contained.
07/10/2014
1745
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 97% contained.
07/10/2014
1545
National Weather Service - Eureka has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 0100 tonight through 1700 Friday for abundant lightning and dry fuels for fire weather zones 203...204...211...212...277 and 283. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWEKA
07/10/2014
1430
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from midnight tonight through 1800 Friday for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280...281...282...284...and 285. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
07/10/2014
1300
National Weather Service - Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning for dry thunderstorms which is in effect from 2300 this evening through 1100 Friday morning. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWSTO
07/10/2014
1300
National Weather Service - Reno has issued a Red Flag Warning for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds which is in effect from 2300 this evening through 1100 Friday morning. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWREV
07/10/2014
0745
CA-SHU Dry Fire: 143 acres, 100% contained.
07/10/2014
0715
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 86% contained. Significant demobilization of resources continues.
07/10/2014
0715
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 100% contained.
07/10/2014
0715
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 96% contained. Suppression repair is underway.
07/10/2014
0700
CA-SHU Dry Fire: 143 acres, 85% contained.
07/09/2014
1745
Increased initial attack activity in the Geographic Area today.
07/09/2014
1745
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 82% contained.
07/09/2014
1745
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 100% contained.
07/09/2014
1745
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 96% contained.
07/09/2014
1600
CA-SHU Dry Fire: 150 acres, 70% contained. Forward progress has been stopped. 1 outbuilding destroyed.
07/09/2014
1430
CA-SHU Dry Fire: 90 acres Oak woodland, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread. 1 structure involved.
07/09/2014
1400
A Fuels and Fire Behavior Advisory has been issued for Northern California.

http://www.predictiveservices.nifc.gov/fuels_fire-danger/fuels_fire-danger.htm

07/09/2014
0715
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 74% contained. Anticipated containment 07/11/2014.
07/09/2014
0715
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 95% contained. 100% containment expected today.
07/09/2014
0715
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 95% contained. Anticipated containment 07/14/2014.
07/09/2014
0700
Light initial attack in the GACC the past 24 hours.
07/08/2014
1830
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 71% contained.
07/08/2014
1830
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 95% contained.
07/08/2014
1830
CA-Cassel Fire: 75 acres, 100% contained.
07/08/2014
1830
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246, 95% contained.
07/08/2014
0745
National Weather Service - Eureka has issued a Red Flag Warning for thunderstorms which is in effect from 1200 today until 2300 this evening. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWEKA
07/08/2014
0730
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 95% contained.
07/08/2014
0730
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 55% contained.
07/08/2014
0730
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 95% contained.
07/08/2014
0730
CA-SHU Cassel Fire: 75 acres, 95% contained.
07/08/2014
0715
CA-NEU Hutto Fire: 35 acres, 40% contained. Forward progress has been stopped. Evacuations on Keller Road remain in effect.
07/07/2014
1830
CA-NEU Hutto Fire: 20 acres, 0% contained. Fire is burning in oak woodland, 4 miles west of Penn Valley. Moderate rate of spread with spotting.
07/07/2014
1815
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,246 acres, 90% contained. Incident will transition back to the local Unit at 0600 hours on 7/8. Estimated containment on 7/9.
07/07/2014
1815
CA-MDF Modoc July Complex: 3,210 acres, 100% contained. Additional acreage is due to Gulch Fire now being managed as part of this complex. Demobilization of resources is occuring.
07/07/2014
1815
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 45% contained. Direct fireline continues to be built; existing fireline being reinforced.
07/07/2014
1815
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 90% contained. Continued line construction and support to the Monticello Fire. Estimated containment on 7/8.
07/07/2014
1815
CA-SHU Cassell Fire: 75 acres, 85% contained. Mop up and fire line reinforcement continues. Estimated containment on 7/8.
07/07/2014
1515
National Weather Service - Eureka has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening for thunderstorms in fire weather zones 277 and 283. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWEKA
07/07/2014
1445
National Weather Service - Medord has issued a Red Flag Warning for Tuesday 7/8 from 1200 hours until 2300 hours for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280, 281, 282, 284, and 285. The Fire Weather Watch issued earlier is no longer in effect. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
07/07/2014
0730
National Weather Service - Medford's Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280 and 281.http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
07/07/2014
0730
National Weather Service - Reno has issued a Fire Weather Watch from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds for Northeast California north of Highway 50. Affected areas included fire weather zones 270, 271, 272 and 278. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWREV
07/07/2014
0715
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 90% contained. Estimated containment 7/8. Fireline construction continues. Resources are supporting the Monticello Fire.
07/07/2014
0715
CA-SHU Cassel Fire: 75 acres, 75% contained. Estimated containment 7/8. Mop up continues. Existing fireline is being reinforced.
07/07/2014
0715
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 35% contained. Direct fireline continues to be built. Existing fireline is being strengthened.
07/07/2014
0715
CA-MDF Gulch Fire: 1,469 acres, 91% contained. Estimated containment 7/8. Unified command has ended. This fire will now be managed as part of the Modoc July Complex.
07/07/2014
0715
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,233 acres, 85% contained. Estimated containment 7/9. Emphasis is on strengthening control lines.
07/06/2014
1845
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 6,488 acres, 30% contained. Evacuations lifted for Golden Bear Estates. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.
07/06/2014
1845
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 85% contained.
07/06/2014
1845
CA-MDF/CA-LMU Gulch Fire - Unified Command: 1,469 acres, 90% contained. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.
07/06/2014
1845
CA-MDF Modoc July Complex: 1,651 acres, 100% contained.
07/06/2014
1845
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,233 acres, 85% contained.
07/06/2014
1845
CA-SHU Cassel Fire: 75 acres, 75% contained. Evacuations lifted. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.
07/06/2014
1600
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280 and 281. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
07/06/2014
0800
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 7,000 acres, 30% contained. Smith, ICT 1 Cal Fire Team 5 will assume command today. Moderate to dangerous rate of spread. Evacuation of Golden Bear Estates. High tension powerlines threatened.
07/06/2014
0800
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 80% contained.
07/06/2014
0800
CA-MDF/CA-LMU Gulch Fire - Unified Command. 1,600 acres, 75% contained.
07/06/2014
0800
CA-MDF Modoc July Complex: 1,651 acres, 75% contained. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.
07/06/2014
0800
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,198 acres, 75% contained.
07/06/2014
0745
CA-SHU Cassel Fire: 100 acres, 30% contained. Forward rate of spread has been stopped. Evacuations remain in effect.
07/05/2014
2000
CA-SHU Cassel Fire: 20 acres, 0% contained. Fire is burning in oak woodland. Moderate rate of spread.
07/05/2014
1830
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 5,000 acres, 15% contained. Rapid rate of spread. Highway 128 closed in the fire area. Mandatory evacuations of Golden Bear Estates.
07/05/2014
1830
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 75% contained.
07/05/2014
1830
CA-MDF/CA-LMU Gulch Fire - Unified Command. 1,600 acres, 75% contained.
07/05/2014
1830
CA-MDF Modoc July Complex: 1,924 acres, 75% contained.
07/05/2014
1830
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,198 acres, 75% contained.
07/05/2014
1630
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 5,000 acres, 15% contained. Rapid rate of spread. Highway 128 closed in the fire area. Mandatory evacuations of Golden Bear Estates.
07/05/2014
1200
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 1,500 acres, 25% contained. Moderate rate of spread. Highway 128 closed in the fire area. Mandatory evacuations of Golden Bear Estates.
07/05/2014
0830
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning which is in effect from 1400 until 2000 today for the combination of strong winds and low relative humidities for the eastern portion of fire weather zone 284 in California. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
07/05/2014
0730
CA-LNU Monticello Fire: 1,000 acres brush and grass, 10% contained. Moderate rate of spread. Evacuations of Golden Bear Estates. High tension power lines threatened.
07/04/2014
1830
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 65% contained. Estimated containment 7/8/2014.
07/04/2014
1830
CA-MDF/CA-LMU Gulch Fire - Unified Command. 1,600 acres, 40% contained. Structure threat to Canby remains. Power lines and railroad threat mitigated. Red Flag warning for the fire area in effect until 2200 hours tonight.
07/04/2014
1830
CA-MDF Modoc July Complex: 1,854 acres, 50% contained. There are 20 fires within the complex. Red Flag warning for the fire area in effect until 2200 hours tonight.
07/04/2014
1830
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 15,000 acres, 30% contained. Red Flag warning for the fire area in effect until 2200 hours tonight.
07/04/2014
0830
CA-MDF/CA-LMU Gulch Fire - Unified Command: 1,400 acres, 10% contained. Structures, power lines and railroad are currently threatened. Red Flag warning in effect for the fire area today.
07/04/2014
0830
CA-MDF Modoc July Complex: 1,854 acres, 20% contained. There are 20 fires within the complex. Red Flag warning in effect for the fire area today.
07/04/2014
0730
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 9,325 acres, 15% contained. Very active fire behavior continues. Downdrafts continue to cause significant fire growth to the south and west.
07/04/2014
0730
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 55% contained. Difficult terrain has made the suppression effort hand crew dependent.
07/03/2014
1915
CA-MDF/CA-LMU Gulch Fire - Unified Command: 900 acres, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread. Structures, power lines and Highway 139 remain threatened.
07/03/2014
1900
CA-MDF Modoc July Complex: 1,854 acres, 20% contained. Fires in the complex exhibited moderate flame lengths and some smoldering. 500 KV powerlines and railroad infrastructure remain threatened.
07/03/2014
1900
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres, 45% contained. Firing operations produced extreme fire behavior with short durations of critical rates of spread. Direct line construction and reinforcement will continue.
07/03/2014
1900
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 7,492 acres, 15% contained. Very active fire behavior with rapid rates of spread, isolated torching and short range spotting. Continue direct and indirect line construction.
07/03/2014
1715
CA-MDF/CA-LMU Gulch Fire - Unified Command: 15 miles North of Canby, CA. 100 acres, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread. Structures, power lines and Highway 139 threatened.
07/03/2014
1645
On 4 July 2014, Wakoski's Type 2 IMT is being prepositioned at the Wildland Fire Training Center, McClellan. Wakoski's team will be available Regionally, for the next incident in northern or southern California.
07/03/2014
1330
CA-SHF West Fire: 15 acres, 100% contained.
07/03/2014
1315
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning which is in effect from 1200 to 2200 Friday for the combination of strong winds and low relative humidities for fire weather zones 284 and 285. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
07/03/2014
1200
Effective 1200 today North Ops is moving to preparedness level 3.
07/03/2014
1100
National Weather Service - Reno has issued a Red Flag Warning for Friday from 1300 to 2100 for gusty winds and low humidity for northeast California including the Suprise Valley and extreme northwest Nevada. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWREV
07/03/2014
0900
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Friday afternoon through Friday evening for a combination of strong winds and low relative humidities for fire weather zones 284 and 285. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
07/03/2014
0830
CA-MDF Modoc July Complex: 1,650 acres, 20% contained. Continued fire growth expected due to hot and dry conditions. 500 KV powerlines and railroad infrastructure remain threatened.
07/03/2014
0830
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 4,300 acres. 30% contained. Fire made short runs in steep terrain. Increased relative humidity aided in suppression efforts. The threat to Berryessa Estates remains.
07/03/2014
0815
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 4,500 acres, 10% contained. Rapid rates of spread. Downdrafts from afternoon thunderstorms caused significant growth. Nor Cal IMT Team 1 is assigned and will in brief at 1700 today.
07/02/2014
1945
CA-MDF Modoc July Complex: Nor Cal IMT Team 2 is assigned and set to in brief at 0900 on 7/3/2014 and assume command at 1800. The complex will be comprised of the Coleman, Dobe, Northern, Janes and 19 additional fires.
07/02/2014
1945
CA-MDF Dobe Fire: 250 acres, 0% contained.
07/02/2014
1945
CA-MDF Dalton Fire: 1,000 acres, 0% contained.
07/02/2014
1945
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 2,000 acres, 50% contained.
07/02/2014
1945
CA-SHF West Fire: 15 acres, 80% contained.
07/02/2014
1730
CA-MDF Dobe Fire: 50 acres juniper and sage. 0% containment. Moderate rate of spread.
07/02/2014
1715
CA-MDF Dalton Fire: 400 acres juniper and sage. 0% containment. Rapid rate of spread. Significant control issue due to winds.
07/02/2014
1215
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: 1,140 acres, 50% conatined.
07/02/2014
1115
CA-MDF Northern Fire: West of Hwy 139 near Twin Sisters Butte. 30 acres timber. 10% contained.
07/02/2014
1115
CA-MDF Janes Fire: West of Janes Valley Reservoir. 30 acres brush and timber. 10% contained.
07/02/2014
0830
CA-NOD Coleman Fire: Twenty-five miles east of Fort Bidwell, CA. 350 acres juniper, brush and grass. Active fire behavior with isolated torching and short range spotting. Structures threatened. 5% contained.
07/02/2014
0830
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 3,200 acres, 30% contained. Fire layed down for the night due to increased relative humidity. Evacuations remain in progress.
07/01/2014
2045
Increased initial attack in the GACC today due to scattered dry lightning.
07/01/2014
2030
CA-SHF West Fire: 35 acres, 30% contained.
07/01/2014
2000
Effective 2000 tonight North Ops is moving to preparedness level 2.
07/01/2014
1915
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 2,500 acres, 30% contained. Evacuation of 600 people. Evacuation center established at Middletown High School. Cal Fire IMT 5 will assume command of the incident 7/2/2014 at 1200. Numerous local road closures.
07/01/2014
1715
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 1,000 acres, 10% contained. Mandatory evacuations of Berryessa Estates. Cal Fire IMT 5 has been activated.
07/01/2014
1700
CA-SHF West Fire: 40 acres brush and timber, 0% contained. Spotting a 1/4 of a mile. Multiple structures threatened.
07/01/2014
1530
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 500 acres brush, 10% contained. Evacuations remain in progress. Additional evacuation advisory for Berryessa Estates.
07/01/2014
1400
CA-LNU Butts Fire: 200 acres brush, 0% contained. Evacuations remain in progress.
07/01/2014
1300
CA-LNU Butts Fire: Butts Canyon Rd., Pope Valley, 10 miles southeast of Middletown. 30 acres, 0% contained. Critical rate of spread. 5 structures involved. Evacuations in progress.
07/01/2014
0700

National Weather Service Sacramento, Eureka and Medford have upgraded previously issued Fire Weather Watches to Red Flag Warnings.

http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ063&warncounty=CAC103&firewxzone=CAZ279&local_place1=24 Miles WSW Red Bluff Municipal CA&product1=Red+Flag+Warning&lat=40.03947&lon=-122.67034

http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ004&warncounty=CAC105&firewxzone=CAZ283&local_place1=4 Miles NNW Helena CA&product1=Red+Flag+Warning&lat=40.82895&lon=-123.14729

http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ084&warncounty=CAC093&firewxzone=CAZ284&local_place1=13 Miles ESE Macdoel CA&product1=Red+Flag+Warning&lat=41.76755&lon=-121.77977

06/30/2014
1755
CA-SCU Currie Fire: 125 acres, 75% contained. Forward rate of spread has been stopped. All threats have been mitigated.
06/30/2014
1614

National Weather Service - Medford has a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening for dry thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds for weather zones 280, 281 and 282.

http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ080&warncounty=CAC093&firewxzone=CAZ280&local_place1=4 Miles ENE Fort Jones CA&product1=Fire+Weather+Watch&lat=41.62783&lon=-122.77277

06/30/2014
1555
CA-SCU Currie Fire: 50 acres, 30% contained. Evacuations in progress. Threat remains to structures and transmission lines.
06/30/2014
1447
CA-SCU Currie Fire: Fire is burning in the area of Currie road in South San Jose. 40 acres, 0% contained - fire has moderate rate of spread and is a treat to transmission lines.
06/30/2014
1138

National Weather Service - Eureka has a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening for dry thunderstorms for fire weather zone 283 - the Western portion of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ004&warncounty=CAC105&firewxzone=CAZ283&local_place1=9 Miles N Weaverville CA&product1=Fire+Weather+Watch&lat=40.85526&lon=-122.94288

06/30/2014
1100

National Weather Service - Sacramento has a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening for isolated dry thunderstorms in fire weather zones 213, 263 and 279.

http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=fire weather watch

06/30/2014
1030

National Weather Service - Reno has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect for Tuesday (1300-2100) for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds for the Eastern Sierra and Western Nevada Sierra Front.

http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=red flag warning

06/30/2014
0700
The National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) has designated the week of June 30th through July 6th as “A Week to Remember, Reflect, and Learn”, to commemorate the 20-year anniversary of the South Canyon fire accident and the one-year anniversary of the Yarnell Hill fire accident, to honor the memories of all fallen wildland firefighters, and to reflect on lessons learned from different types of wildland fire accidents.
06/29/2014
1748
Light initial attack reported today in North Ops.
06/28/2014
1745
Minimal initial attack activity within the GACC today.
06/27/2014
1800
Initial attack activity was light in the GACC today.
06/27/2014
0700
Light initial attack reported in the last 24 hours.
06/25/2014
1745
Initial attack activity was minimal in the GACC today.
06/24/2014
1730
CA-BTU Orchard Blossom fire: 41 acres, 100% contained.
06/24/2014
1500
CA-BTU Orchard Blossom fire: 40 acres, 0% containment, dangerous rate of spread. Fire is located 5 miles northwest of Chico, CA.
06/23/2014
1800
Minimal initial attack activity within the GACC today.
06/23/2014
1100
The National Interagency Coordination Center has lowered the National Planning Level to PL1.
06/23/2014
0900
National Weather Service Reno has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening for the greater Lake Tahoe area, Mono county and eastern Alpine county for gusty winds and dry conditions.
06/22/2014
0700
CA-BTU Rusty Fire: 10 acres, 100% contained. CA-BTU Limelight Fire: 8 acres 100% contained.
06/21/2014
1700
CA-BTU Rusty fire: 10 acres, 75% contained. CA-BTU Limelight fire: 8 acres, 75% contained. Heavy fuels are hampering full containment efforts on both fires.
06/21/2014
1330

CA-BTU Rusty fire: 10 acres, brusk-oak woodland, 50% contained, moderate rate of spread. Burning within a half mile of CA-BTU Limelight fire: 5 acres, brush and timber, 25% contained, moderate rate of spread. Both fires being managed under a single command.

06/20/2014
1800
Initial attack activity increased in the GACC today.
06/20/2014
1630
SOPS News and Notes is now operable.
06/20/2014
1315
Due to technical and server issues, SOPS in unable to post to their News and Notes at this time.
06/19/2014
1745
The GACC experienced light initial attack activity today.
06/18/2014
0930
Light initial attack was reported in the GACC in the last 24 hours.
06/16/2014
1800
Initial attack activity was light in the GACC today.
06/14/2014
1805

Due to connectivity issues at SOPS we have been asked to post the following here: CA-SQF Shirley Fire: 890 acres, CIIMT 3/Pincha-Tulley took over the fire at 1800 hours today. Unified command between the USFS, BLM, and Kern County.

06/14/2014
1745
Light initial attack in the GACC today.
06/14/2014
0730
Light initial attack reported in the last 24 hours.
06/13/2014
1355
CA-TGU Tehama fire: 225 acres, 100% contained.
06/13/2014
1345
CA-TGU Tehama fire: 150 acres, 10% contained. Forward progress has been stopped.
06/13/2014
1245
CA-TGU Tehama fire: 75 acres burning in grass and brush. 0% containment. Northwest winds at 16 mph, with gusts to 22 mph. Fire is located in Rancho Tehama, southwest of Red Bluff.
06/13/2014
0830
CA-NEU Monument fire: 10 acres, 100% contained.
06/13/2014
0830
CA-MRN Barnabe fire: 35 acres, 95% contained.
06/13/2014
0830
CA-LNU Norman fire: 70 acres, 100% contained.
06/13/2014
0700
National Weather Service - Reno has extended the Red Flag Warning in effect until 2300 this evening for gusty winds and low humidity for the Lake Tahoe Basin and the western Nevada Sierra front. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWREV
06/12/2014
1800
Initial attack activity increased within the GACC today.
06/12/2014
1745
CA-NEU Monument fire: 10 acres, 5% contained. Moderate rate of spread. Fire is located west of Smartsville on State Highway 20.
06/12/2014
1700
CA-MRN Barnabe fire: 35 acres, grass and brush, 50% contained. Fire is located in Samuel P Taylor State Park. Trails within the state park are closed.
06/12/2014
1645
CA-LNU Norman fire: 70 acres, grass, 80% contained. Fire is located near Vacaville. Forward rate of spread has been stopped.
06/11/2014
1800
The GACC experienced light initial attack activity today.
06/11/2014
1130
National Weather Service Medford has issued a red flag warning for Modoc county from 1500 to 2000 hours today, and again from 1200 to 2000 hours on Thursday, for a combination of strong winds and low relative humidities. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
06/11/2014
0900
Initial attack activity was light within the GACC the past 24 hours. All initial attack activities were successful during red flag conditions.
06/10/2014
1100
The Predictive Service Area (PSA) charts for Energy Release Components, 1000 hour dead fuel moisture levels and 100 hour dead fuel moisture levels have been updated. Most PSAs are either approaching or have already exceeded historic levels. The charts can be viewed at http://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/predictive/fuels_fire-danger/index.htm
06/10/2014
0945
National Weather Service - Reno has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 1100 Thursday morning through 2000 Thursday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for the western Nevada and northeastern California. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWREV
06/10/2014
0700
Last year on June 10th, California Smokejumper Luke Sheehy was struck and killed by a falling tree branch while suppressing the Saddleback Fire in the South Warner Wilderness.  While acknowledging this tragic event, please find time for reflection and renewed appreciation for all that surrounds you.  Always remember- never forget -Live Like Luke
06/10/2014
0700
National Weather Service - Sacramento has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect Thursday afternoon and evening due to low humidity and gusty winds for northeast Shasta county to include the Burney Basin. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWSTO
06/09/2014
1800
Initial attack activity was light within the GACC today.
06/09/2014
1730
CA-SKU Mill Fire: 10 acres, 100% contained.
06/09/2014
1130
The National Interagency Coordination Center has elevated the National Planning Level to PL2.
06/09/2014
1100
National Weather Service - Reno has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for the eastern Sierra, northeast California and western Nevada. http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWREV
06/09/2014
0900
CA-SKU Mill Fire: 10 acres; 80% contained. Heavy fuels continue to hamper full containment.
06/09/2014
0900
National Weather Service - Sacramento has extended the Red Flag Warning for the Eastern Coastal Range, Northern and far Western portions of the Sacramento Valley and adjacent foothills until 1700 Tuesday. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=red flag warning
06/08/2014
1815
The GACC had increased fire activity today. All fires successfully stopped at initial attack.
06/08/2014
1543
CA-SKU Mill Fire: 15 acres, forward spread has been stopped. Fire is 40% contained.
06/08/2014
1451
CA-SKU Mill Fire: 10 acres burning in brush, moderate rate of spread with mid range spotting. 0% contained. Fire is buring 1/4 mile east of Roseburg Mill in Weed.
06/08/2014
0705
National Weather Service - Sacramento has upgraded the Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning for the Eastern Coastal Range, Northern and far Western portions of the Sacramento Valley and adjacent foothills. This warning is in place through 1100 Monday. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=red flag warning
06/08/2014
0700
Light initial attack reported in the past 24 hours.
06/07/2014
1630
National Weather Service - Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning for critical fire conditions late Saturday evening through Monday afternoon due to low humidity and breezy north winds across the eastern Coastal range...northern and far western portions of the Sacramento valley and the adjacent foothills. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=red flag warning
06/07/2014
0715
National Weather Service - Sacramento has issued a Fire Weather Watch for critical fire conditions Sunday and Monday due to low RH and breezy north winds across the eastern Coastal range...western Sierra foothills...northern and far western portions of the Sacramento valley. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=fire weather watch
06/07/2014
0700
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect until 2100 this evening for the combination of strong winds and low relative humidities for fire weather zone 280. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=mfr&wwa=red flag warning
06/06/2014
0700
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect until 2000 this evening for the combination of strong winds and low relative humidities for fire weather zone 280. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=mfr&wwa=red flag warning
06/05/2014
1500
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 2000 this evening until 0800 Friday for the combination of strong winds and low relative humidities for portions of fire weather zone 280.http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
06/05/2014
0730
Light initial attack reported in the past 24 hours.
06/03/2014
1000
The National Interagency Coordination Center has dropped the National Planning Level to PL1.
06/02/2014
1839
Lightning activity is being reported on the Northwest mountains and along the California State line. Precipitation is being recorded at near by RAWS stations. A few Northern Forests and Units are responding to small lightning fires.
06/02/2014
0840
North Ops Predictive Services has posted the June Monthly Outlook. It can be found at the following link. http://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_outlook.pdf
06/01/2014
0848
Light initial attack reported in the GACC today.
06/01/2014
1315
National Weather Service - Reno has upgraded the Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning effective 1400-1900 Monday for isolated dry lightning and gusty winds. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=red flag warning
06/01/2014
1000
National Weather Service - Reno has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Western Nevada Sierra Front beginning Monday afternoon and continuing into Monday evening for gusty winds and low humidity. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=fire weather watch
05/28/2014
0715
National Weather Service - Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 215...216...217...218...and 219 until 2000 Thursday. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=red flag warning
05/27/2014
0844
National Weather Service - Reno has issued a Lake Wind Advisory for Lassen, Eastern Plumas and Eastern Sierra counties from 1100 - 2300 today.http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=lake wind advisory
05/27/2014
0844
National Weather Service - Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty westerly winds and low relative humidity between 1400-2000 for Modoc County, except Surprise Valley. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=red flag warning
05/27/2014
0830
CA-LNU Indian Fire: 175 acres, 100% contained.
05/27/2014
0645
Light initial attack report in the past 24 hours.
05/26/2014
1700
CA-LNU Indian Fire: 175 acres, 95% contained.
05/26/2014
0700
Memorial Day: Pause and consider those who made it possible. Thank you for your service.
05/25/2014
2128
CA-LNU Indian Fire: 175 acres, 75% contained. Forward rate of spread has been stopped.
05/25/2014
1800
CA-LNU Indian Fire: 180 acres, 40% contained.
05/25/2014
1708
CA-LNU Indian Fire: 180 acres, 25% contained. Slow to moderate rate of spread.
05/25/2014
1543
CA-BTU Par Fire: 40 acres, 100% contained.
05/25/2014
1528
CA-BTU Par Fire: 30 acres, burning in grass and brush, 50% contained. Fire is west of Oroville.
05/25/2014
1445
CA-LNU Indian Fire: 150 acres, 20% contained. Fire has burned on to the Mendocino National Forest. Fire now is in unified command between LNU and MNF.
05/25/2014
1340
CA-LNU Indian Fire: 75 acres, 0% contained.
05/25/2014
1315
CA-LNU Indian Fire: 25 acres, moderate rate of spread. Fire is burning near Indian Valley Reservoir. 0% contained.
05/24/2014
1745
Initial attack activity was light in North Ops today.
05/23/2014
1800
Light initial attack activity during the past 24 hours.
05/22/2014
1740
Light initial attack reported for the past 24 hours.
05/21/2014
1745
Light initial attack activity within the GACC today.
05/18/2014
0730
The National Weather Service - Reno has issued a lake wind advisory for Lake Tahoe in effect now through 9pm tonight for Lake Tahoe. The area will see southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
05/16/2014
0900
The National Weather Service Reno has issued a lake wind advisory for Lake Tahoe which is in effect from 2pm to 9pm Saturday for Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=rev&wwa=lake wind advisory
05/15/2014
0745
CA-SHU Fiddler Fire: 40 acres, 100% contained.
05/14/2014
1700
CA-SHU Fiddler Fire: 40 acres, 50% contained. Fire is located on Fiddler Road, southwest of Igo.
05/14/2014
1245
The National Interagency Coordination Center has elevated the National Planning Level to PL2.
05/12/2014
0700
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for much of the Bay Area and Monterey Bay Region Tuesday through Wednesday.
05/04/2014
1800
CA-KNF River Fire: 17 acres, 100% contained.
05/03/2014
1200
CA-KNF River Fire: 17 acres, just west of Oak Knoll. 80% contained.
05/03/2014
1200
CA-MDF Howards Fire: 45 acres, 100% contained.
05/02/2014
0700
CA-MDF Howards Fire: 45 Acres, 98% contained. Fire is located near the community of Canby.
05/01/2014
1240

Northern California and Hawaii Monthly Outlook has been updated for May. It is located at the following link. http://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_outlook.pdf

04/30/2014
0715
Unseasonably warm temperatures will continue through Thursday for much of Northern California. Fuel conditions are drying at a rapid pace. Initial attack activity is increasing.
03/10/2014
0700
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Sacramento Valley, Carquinez Strait and Southern Lake County for high winds today and into this evening. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=wind advisory
02/28/2014
0900
The National Weather Service has issued an additional winter weather advisory for the Sierras, as a second round of heavy snowfall is predicted today and into this evening. Unsettled weather is expected through the weekend. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=winter weather advisory
02/25/2014
1200
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Lassen, Eastern Plumas and Eastern Sierra Counties. The advisory is in effect from 1600 Wednesday to 1000 Thursday. Two winter systems are moving into the area this week bringing snow to the Sierra and rain showers to the valleys. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=winter weather advisory
02/12/2014
0800
The National Weather Service - Reno has issued a wind advisory beginning at 1000 today through 1900 this evening for high winds. This advisory is for Surprise Valley, Lassen, Eastern Plumas and Eastern Sierra Counties. Winds: Southwest 20-30 mph with gusts to 50 mph. Local higher gusts to 60 mph in wind prone areas. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=wind advisory
02/06/2014
0700

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm advisory and winter storm watch for much of Interior Northern California and Sierra Nevada today into Friday for a series of wetter storms. Moderate to heavy snow is possible in the higher elevations of Shasta, Coastal, Plumas and Sierra Nevada mountains. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=winter storm watch

http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=winter weather advisory

01/23/2014
0700
Fire Weather Watch for Northern Sierras and Western Mountains is now a Red Flag Warning through early Friday. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=red flag warning
01/22/2014
0900

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag warnings for gusty winds and low humidities beginning at 2200 tonight and continuing through 1500 on Thursday. Fire Weather Watch is in place for portions of the Northern Sierras and western mountains for gusty winds and low humidities. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=red flag warning

http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ076&warncounty=CAC045&firewxzone=CAZ277&local_place1=&product1=Fire+Weather+Watch

01/20/2014
0900

The NIMS 209/Situation Report Program is now active. User guides for both programs can be found at the following links. User guides for both programs are at the following links: http://www.predictiveservices.nifc.gov/intelligence/Situation_Report_User_Guide_2%200.pdf

http://www.predictiveservices.nifc.gov/intelligence/ICS-209_User_Guide_2.0.pdf

01/17/2014
1700
Governor Brown declares drought State of Emergency. With California facing water shortfalls in the driest year in recorded state history, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. proclaimed a State of Emergency and directed state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare for these drought conditions. http://gov.ca.gov/news.php?id=18368
01/16/2014
1700
North Ops Predictive Services has updated the Monthly Outlook to show a larger area of drought. http://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_outlook.pdf
01/14/2014
0900
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for low humidity and gusty northeast winds today, continuing into Thursday. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sto&wwa=red flag warning
01/10/2014
1800
CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 865 acres, 100% contained.
01/10/2014
0600
CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 865 acres, 90% contained. Mop up and suppression repair continues.
01/09/2014
1800
CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 865 acres, 90% contained. Mop up and suppression repair continues. Expected containment 1/10/14.
01/09/2014
0700
CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 865 acres, 90% contained. NORCAL 1 transitioned incident back to the Forest this morning at 0600. Expected containment 01/10/2014
01/08/2014
1800

CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 865 acres, 90% contained. Minton, ICT2 expected containment 01/10/2014. Patrol existing containment lines and continue mop-up and fire suppression repair.

CA-HUU Red Fire: 333 acres, 100% contained.

01/08/2014
1700
January Fuels chart have been update and are now available. http://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/predictive/fuels_fire-danger/psac/erc/index.htm
01/08/2014
0630

CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 772 acres, 80% contained. Minton, ICT2. Minimal fire behavior as interior fuels continue to consume. Transition of fire back to the Unit planned for 1/9/14.

CA-HUU Red Fire: 333 acres, 70% contained. Expected containment 1/9/14.

01/07/2014
1800

CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 746 acres, 75% contained. Minton, ICT2. Expected containment 1/8/14. Minimal observed fire activity.

CA-HUU Red Fire: 333 acres, 70% contained. Expected containment 1/9/14

01/07/2014
0900
Weekly Fuels Chart updates will be unavailable for approximately 2 weeks due to server being temporarily disabled.
01/07/2014
0700

CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 746 acres, 55% contained. Minton, ICT2. Smoldering and creeping with no significant fire spread. Expected containment 1/8/2014.

CA-HUU Red Fire: 355 acres, 65% contained. Expected containment 1/7/14.

01/06/2014
1820

CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 680 acres, 50% contained. Minton ICT2. Minimal fire activity observed today.

CA-HUU Red Fire: 333 acres, 65% contained. Extreme terrain and limited access making mop up difficult.

01/06/2014
0630

CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 500 acres, 35% contained. NORCAL Team 1 will inbrief today at 1100. Extremely steep and rocky terrain within wilderness is limiting suppression resources to hand crews and aircraft.

CA-HUU Red Fire: 350 acres, 40% contained. Expected containment 1/7/14

01/05/2014
1900

CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 500 acres, 35% contained. NORCAL Team 1 has been ordered for this incident.

CA-HUU Red Fire: 350 acres, 40% contained.

01/05/2014
0930
CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 435 acres, 35% contained.
01/05/2014
0930
CA-HUU Red Fire: 250 acres, 20% contained.
01/04/2014
1800
CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 175 acres, 50% contained.
01/04/2014
1700
CA-HUU Red Fire: 100 acres, 20% contained. Fire is west of Willow Creek, south of Berry Summit.
01/04/2014
1700
CA-HUU Bridge Fire: 18 acres, 100% contained.
01/04/2014
1200
CA-HUU Red Fire: 15 acres burning in timber and slash. 0% contained, slow to moderate rate of spread. Fire is west of Willow Creek.
01/04/2014
1030
CA-HUU Bridge Fire: 18 acres burning in Oak woodland, 75% contained. Fire is near the Community of Bridgeville.
01/04/2014
0600
CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 175 acres, 50% contained.
01/03/2014
1830
CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 175 acres, 30% contained Expected containment 1/5/14 1800.
01/03/2014
0630
CA-LNF Campbell Fire: 200 acres burning in the Ishi Wilderness, just east of Red Bluff. 0% contained.
01/01/2014
0001
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