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Update 9/27 10:00 AM

  • North Complex, Butte & Plumas Counties *304,881 acres, 78% contained *15 fatalities *2,248 structures destroyed *Evacuations in place

 

  • August Complex, Glenn, Tehama, Mendocino & Trinity Counties *765,364 acres, 43% contained
  • Slater Fire, Siskiyou County  Happy Camp area (Klamath National Forest) *153,850 acres, 32% contained *2 fatalities *Evacuation orders in place
  • Devil Fire, Siskiyou County  5 miles north of Upper Devil’s Peak (Klamath National Forest) *8,406 acres, 18% contained

 

  • Fox Fire, Siskiyou County  *2,188 acres, 89% contained *Evacuations in place

 

  • Red Salmon Complex – Humboldt County  14 miles northeast of Willow Creek (Shasta-Trinity National Forest) *110,113 acres, 31% 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, #5 North Complex, and #6 Creek Fire.
  • Most Destructive – #5 North Complex, #10 LNU Lightning Complex, #11 CZU Lightning Complex, and #17 Creek Fire.
  • Deadliest Wildfires – #5 North Complex and #20 LNU Lightning Complex.

 

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