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Rush Fire: Tuesday Night Report on Conditions

Rush Fire: Tuesday Night Report on Conditions

Rush Fire, Lassen County Updated 8/14 9:26pm Started: August 12, 2012 at 6:42 pm Cause: Lightning Fuels: Fire is burning in sagebrush, juniper, and grass Estimated Size: 69,000 acres Containment: 20% Expected Containment: 8/19/2012 Committed Resources: Approximately 138 people Structures Threatened: 15 (9 residences; 1 commercial; 5 outbuildings) Structures Damaged or Destroyed: 0 Injuries: 0 […]

Chips Fire: Tuesday Night Report on Conditions

Chips Fire: Tuesday Night Report on Conditions

Fire Facts: Date started: July 29, 2012 Number of Personnel: 1,054 Location: 2 miles Northwest of Belden, CA Crews: 10 Size: 37,481 acres (57 square miles) Engines: 107 Percent Contained: 20% Dozers: 29 Estimated Containment Date: August 31, 2012 Water Tenders: 30 Cause: Under Investigation Helicopters: Not available at night Cost to Date: $16,100,000 Air […]

Wildfire Bulletin: Update on Rush Fire Road Closures

Area and Road Closure in Place for Rush Fire Updated 8/14 4:58pm High desert lands and roads near the Rush Fire southeast of Ravendale have been closed by the Bureau of Land Management to protect public health and safety. The closure area is bounded by U. S. Highway 395 on the west, the Sand Pass Road on […]

Chips Fire Monday Situation Report

Chips Fire Monday Situation Report

Fire Facts: Date started: July 29, 2012 Number of Personnel: 1,009 Location: 2 miles Northwest of Belden, CA Crews: 10 Size: 36,743 acres (57 square miles) Engines: 82 Percent Contained: 12% Dozers: 36 Estimated Containment Date: August 31, 2012 Water Tenders: 30 Cause: Under Investigation Helicopters: 5 Type 1, 3 Type 2, and 2 Type […]

Wildfire Bulletin: Rush Fire Closes 395 and Roads North of Wendel

Wildfire Bulletin: Rush Fire Closes 395 and Roads North of Wendel

The Lassen County Office of Emergency Services has closed the following area to traffic because of the Rush fire. 395 North is intermittently closed from S. Ramhorn Springs Road to Wendel. All roads north of Wendel, to the Nevada border, includes smaller dirt roads, are closed immediately due to danger from the Rush Fire. The fire is located on […]

Public Health Director Warns of Smoke Related Risks

Public Health Director Warns of Smoke Related Risks

From the Lassen County Public Health Director Joanna Zimmermann Lassen County – Parents and individuals with sensitive health conditions who live near areas affected by the Chip and Reading fires should stay alert to changing smoke levels and be prepared to act accordingly, Public Health Director, Joanna Zimmermann, advised today.  Smoky conditions can be hazardous […]

Wildfire Gallery: On the Scene at Monday’s Vegetation Fire

Wildfire Gallery: On the Scene at Monday’s Vegetation Fire

There were some tense moments Monday evening when a vegetation fire was reported along Highway 395 between Johnstonville and Leavitt Lake. Five seperate fires were found to be burning in a 100-yard stretch of highway, which was re-opened to traffic around 7:00p.m. Niki Cunningham was on scene with firefighters and filed these photos.         […]

Voluntary Evacuation Notice for Canyon Dam, Big Meadows, and Rocky Point Campground

Voluntary Evacuation Notice for Canyon Dam, Big Meadows, and Rocky Point Campground

Voluntary Evacuation Issued for Canyon Dam, Big Meadow, & Rocky Point Campground Incident: Chips Wildfire Due to the continued spread of fire to the northeast, the Plumas County Sheriff issued a Voluntary Evacuation Notice for Canyon Dam, Big Meadows, and Rocky Point Campground at 5 PM, August 13, 2012. Please see the Sheriff’s Evacuation Order […]

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