Terrain Satellite
Claremont
FIRE
318,776
acres
4 mi
S of East Quincy, CA
59%
contained
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
3 mins ago
Incident #:
2020-CAPNF-001302
Fire Start:
Monday, August 17, 2020 1:55 PM PDT
Fire Unit:
US Forest Service — Plumas National Forest
Dispatch Notes:
P5nfz7 (0511) so # 73 mhrd # 37 iqcs# 509019

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 3 months ago

Incident Photo for the Claremont Fire

This page will not longer be updated as the Claremont Fire is part of the North Complex. Information for this fire can be found at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6997/

The North Complex is located on the Mt. Hough Ranger District on the Plumas National Forest and consists of numerous lightning fires being managed as one incident. The fires were ignited during a lightning storm that moved over the Plumas National Forest on the morning of August 17, 2020. Most of the smaller fires (20 acres or less) have been contained. As of August 20, 2020 at 0600 hours, California Interagency Incident Management Team 1 has assumed command of the North Complex.

The Claremont Fire is part of the North Complex - https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6997/
 

To learn more about wildfire preparedness visit www.readyforwildfire.org.

Additional incident updates can be found on the Plumas National Forest Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/USFSPlumas
 

Links to other fires in the North Complex:
North Complex - https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6997/
Sheep Fire -
https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7067/
Bear Fire - 
https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7025/

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Monday August 17th, 2020 approx. 09:00 AM
Location:
Middle Fork Feather River, south of Quincy
Incident Commander:
Jerry McGowan (CIIMT 1)
Coordinates:
39.858, -120.912

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
551
Size (Acres):
21,946
Containment:
59%
Fuels Involved:
Timber, Brush, and Grass
Projected Incident Activity:
Firefighters will hold and reinforce fireline on the Claremont Fire. Work continues on the Bear Fire to protect nearby communities. As containment is strengthened on the Claremont, resources will be relocated to assist on the Bear Fire.
Remarks:
Part of the North Complex - https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6997/

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
A dry cold front is expected for the Bear and Claremont Fire areas this evening. The front will likely bring northwest and northeast winds, possibly sweeping area smoke southward. Smoke will remain dense for most of Saturday, with hot and dry conditions persisting.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
North Complex Fire Information
Email: 2020.NorthComplex.info@firenet.gov
Phone: 530-316-4487
Hours: Daily 9:00am - 9:00pm
Fire Unit Information
Plumas National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
159 Lawrence Street
Quincy, CA 95971

Dispatch Contact

Plumas Emergency Communications Center | Quincy, CA