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FIRE UPDATE 09/24/2020 9:30AM FROM CAL FIRE

 

  • North Complex, Butte & Plumas counties
    Southwest of Susanville (Plumas National Forest)
    *304,492 acres, 78% contained
    *15 fatalities
    *2,139 wtructures destroyed
    *Evacuations in place

 

  • August Complex, Tehama, Glenn, Mendocino, & Trinity Counties
    *862,733 acres
    *South Zone 487,532 acres, 50% contained
    *North Zone 271,421 acres, 35% contained
    *West Zone 103,780 acres, 45% contained
    *1 fatality
    *Includes multiple fires including the Elkhorn, Hopkins, Willow, Vinegar, and Doe fires

 

  • Slater Fire, Siskiyou County
    Happy Camp area
    *152,232 acres, 24% contained
    *2 fatalities
    *Evacuation orders in place
  • Devil Fire, Siskiyou County 
    5 miles north of Upper Devil’s Peak (Klamath National Forest)
    *7,784 acres, 18% contained

 

  • Fox Fire, Siskiyou County 
    *2,188 acres, 61% contained
    *Evacuations in place

 

  • Red Salmon Complex – Humboldt & Trinity Counties
    14 miles northeast of Willow Creek (Shasta-Trinity National Forest)
    *106,379 acres, 27% contained

 

  • Butte/Tehama/Glenn (BTU/TGU) Lightning Complex, multiple Counties
    Butte, Tehama, and Glenn Counties
    *19,609 acres, 97% contained
    *14 structures destroyed
    *While no growth is expected, fire suppression repair work is ongoing.

 

  • Top 20 Wildfire Records
  • 5 of the Top 20 largest wildfires in California History have occurred in 2020.
  • Largest Wildfires – #1 August Complex, #3 SCU Lightning Complex, #4 LNU Lightning Complex, #7 North Complex, and #10 Creek Fire.
  • Most Destructive – #9 LNU Lightning Complex, #10 CZU Lightning Complex, #6 North Complex, and #18 Creek Fire.
  • Deadliest Wildfires – #5 North Complex and #20 LNU Lightning Complex

 

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