Carr Fire


UNKNOWN

Incident #: 2164
Fire Start: 4 months ago
Location: 3.1 miles WNW of Whiskeytown, CA
Acres: 229,651
Agency: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Dispatch Notes:

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 32 mins, 20 secs ago — This is a CAL FIRE incident. Current information is available online: http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents/incidentdetails/Index/2164.The Clear Creek Greenway and Cloverdale recreation area trails are now open to the public. Other public lands including the Chappie Shasta Off Highway Vehicle Recreation Area, the Swasey Recreation Area, and the west side trails network remain closed.The Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is closed to public
Structures Destroyed:
1,079 residences, 22 commercial structures, 503 outbuildings destroyed - 190 residences, 26 commercial structures, and 61 outbuildings damaged
Evacuations:
8/28/2018 AM - See the current Carr Fire Incident Update for the latest information on evacuations and road closures.
Cause:
Mechanical Failure of a Vehicle
Total Fire Personnel:
627
Total Fire Engines:
16
Total Fire Crews:
9
Total Helicopters:
1
Total Dozers:
65
Total Water Tenders:
40
Conditions:
Firefighters will continue to extinguish interior hotspots and secure the containment lines. Fire suppression repair is ongoing. Residents and the public are able to travel along State Route 299, however, they are asked to drive safely as fire crews and emergency personnel are still working in the area.Sign up for Carr Fire News Releases here.Carr Fire Structure Status Map

Contact

Incident Contact
Cal Fire
Phone: 530 448 2466
Fire Unit Information
BLM Northern Calif. Dist
Bureau of Land Management
2550 Riverside Drive
Susavnille, CA, CA 96130

Basic Information

Date of Origin
Monday July 23rd, 2018 approx. 01:15 PM
Incident Commander
Forest Service and CAL FIRE
Coordinates
40.65 latitude, -122.63 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel
627
Size
229,651 Acres
% Contained
96%
Significant Events
Firefighters will continue to extinguish interior hotspots and secure the containment lines. Fire suppression repair is ongoing. Residents and the public are able to travel along State Route 299, however, they are asked to drive safely as fire crews and emergency personnel are still working in the area.

Outlook

Remarks
Information is available from Cal Fire at http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents