Delta Fire


Incident #: 2242
Fire Start: 2 months ago
Location: 2.4 miles S of Lamoine, CA
Acres: 63,311
Agency: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Dispatch Notes:

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 3 hours, 21 mins ago — Work on suppression repair is still continuing on the Delta Fire. Repair activities include grading heavily used roads, repairing damaged culverts, replacing vegetation and installing waterbars on dozer lines and hand lines to prevent erosion and recovering timber damaged during suppression efforts.The Forest Closer Order number 14-18-20 is still in place. For specific recreation information contact the Weaverville Ranger Station (530) 623-2121, the Shasta Lake Ranger District (530) 275-1587, or the Mt. Shasta Ranger Station (530) 926-4511 for specific information.Warm temperatures combined with very dry air may result in more smoke being visible from still smoldering pockets of heavy fuels (logs, stump holes, etc.). Crews are continuing to patrol the fires perimeter to insure there is no threat to the fire line.Command of the Delta Fire transferred from the Northern California Interagency Incident Management Team 1 back to the Shasta-Trinity National Forest on October 11, 2018 at...
100% contained
***CAL FIRE is no longer in Unified Command on this incident. Click the link for more information from the USFS Shasta-Trinity National Forest.


Incident Contact
Delta Fire Information
Phone: 530-226-2494
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm
Fire Unit Information
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002

Basic Information

Date of Origin
Wednesday September 05th, 2018 approx. 12:51 PM
2 miles north of Lakehead, Ca
Incident Commander
40.923 latitude, -122.408 longitude

Current Situation

63,311 Acres
% Contained
Estimated Containment Date
Sunday October 07th, 2018 approx. 07:00 PM
Fuels Involved
Closed Timber Litter
Brush (2 feet )
Timber (Little and understory)
Significant Events
Although contained, the Carr Fire, Hirz Fire and Delta Fires are not out. In the continued dry and windy weather the area is experiencing, isolated heavy fuels like buried woody debris, dead standing trees, and fallen logs continue to burn within containment lines & produce smoke. Containment lines are patrolled and fire activity is carefully monitored.


Planned Actions
Patrol and continue suppression repair