River (mendocino Complex) Fire


UNKNOWN

Incident #: 2178
Fire Start: 3 months ago
Location: 4.5 miles N of Hopland, CA
Acres: 48,920
Agency: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Dispatch Notes:

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 1 day, 4 hours ago — The Hirz Fire is 100 percent contained. Firefighters will continue to patrol the fire perimeter to ensure the fire stays within containment lines. Additional crews will continue suppression repair efforts in affected areas. Area, road, and trail closures remain in effect due to contained suppression repair work and additional hazards like snags. This incident will no longer be updated unless significant events require it.Last Update September 13: Update | Map Recreation Area Closures: view September 13, 2018 update

Contact

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Phone: 530-628-0039
Hours: 8 A.M. - 8 P.M.
Fire Unit Information
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002

Basic Information

Cause
Human
Date of Origin
Thursday August 09th, 2018 approx. 01:55 AM
Location
18 miles northeast of Redding, CA
Incident Commander
Jay Kurth, CIIMT4
Nick Truax, CAL FIRE
Incident Description
Wildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel
185
Size
46,150 Acres
% Contained
100%
Estimated Containment Date
Wednesday September 12th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Chaparral (6 feet)
Tall Grass (2.5 feet)

The fire footprint is in oak woodland/brush and mixed conifer on the upper slopes. Plantations and areas of untreated slash are present on private timber lands.
Significant Events
Minimal
Smoldering
Creeping

Fire activity was very limited with isolated interior islands of fuel consumption.

Outlook

Planned Actions
Suppression repair activities will continue on dozer lines, handlines and roads.
Projected Incident Activity
12 hours: A weak inversion coupled with good relative humidity recovery is expected this evening, minimizing fire behavior. Any fire spread remains unlikely on the Hirz Fire.

24 hours: Fire activity will remain minimal. Fire growth is unlikely with little threat to the perimeter. Isolated interior unburned islands will continue to smolder and creep.

48 hours: Fire activity will remain minimal. Fire growth is unlikely with little threat to the perimeter. Isolated interior unburned islands will continue to consume.

72 hours: Weather conditions and increasing time since areas were impacted by fire will contribute to a ours. continued decrease in fire behavior. Additional fire growth is unlikely.

Anticipated after 72 hours: Weather conditions and increasing time since areas were impacted by fire will contribute to a continued decrease in fire behavior. Additional fire growth is
unlikely.

Remarks
Resources from the Hirz fire are supporting the Delta Fire as needed.

Area, road and trail closures remain in effect due to continued suppression repair work and additional hazards like snags.

This is the last 209 for the Hirz Fire. Subsequent 209s will be submitted for significant events. A final 209 will be submitted at a later date.