September 21st 10am update

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North Complex, Plumas & Butte Counties
*294,301 acres, 64% contained
*15 fatalities
*1,784 Structures destroyed
*Evacuations in place

August Complex, Tehama, Glenn, Mendocino, & Trinity Counties
*846,732 acres
*South Zone 485,615 acres, 40% contained
*North Zone 267,341 acres, 26% contained
*West Zone 93,776 acres, 20% contained
*1 fatality
*Includes multiple fires including the Elkhorn, Hopkins, Willow, Vinegar, and Doe fires

Red Salmon Complex – Humboldt County 
14 miles northeast of Willow Creek (Shasta-Trinity National Forest)
*103,348 acres, 20% contained

Slater Fire, Siskiyou County 
5 miles North of Happy Camp (Klamath National Forest)
*148,677 acres, 22% contained
*2 fatalities
*Evacuation orders in place

Devil Fire, Siskiyou County 
5 miles north of Upper Devil’s Peak (Klamath National Forest)
*7,458 acres, 18% contained

Fox Fire, Siskiyou County 
*1,937 acres, 22% contained
*Evacuations in place

 

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.

 

Shackleford Fire, Siskiyou County 
Southwest of Quartz Valley Reservation
*50 acres, 98% contained

 

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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