Terrain Satellite
Gulch
FIRE
275
acres
1.1 mi
SSE of Chilcoot, CA
80%
contained
OUT
Last Updated:
18 mins, 3 secs ago
Incident #:
2020-CAPNF-002116
Fire Start:
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:51 AM PST
Fire Unit:
US Forest Service — Plumas National Forest
Fuels:
Grass
Dispatch Notes:
Contain: 11/17/20 1528 | Control: 11/18/20 1107 | Out: 11/20/20 1530

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 3 months ago

Incident Photo for the Gulch Fire

 Update Friday, 8/14/2020:

Per Adam Sanders, BC41 (outgoing Incident Commander):  All resources were off the fire at 10:00 p.m. last night. And remained in patrol status.

Matt Chambers has assumed Incident Commander.  The fire will have 1 Porterville On-Call Crew (20 firefighters) today.  Containment is at 80% and plans are for calling it out by this evening.  

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Under Investigation
Date of Origin:
Thursday August 13th, 2020 approx. 01:45 PM
Location:
Keyesville Area - Black Gulch North
Incident Commander:
Capt. 46 Matt Chambers IC/Mike Ultreras trainee
Incident Description:
Wildland Fire
Coordinates:
35.596, -118.541

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
22
Size (Acres):
2
Containment:
80%
Estimated Containment Date:
Friday August 14th, 2020 approx. 08:00 PM
Fuels Involved:
Light, flashy/brush/grass

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Patrol and mop-up
Projected Incident Activity:
Minimal
Remarks:
BC41 advises roads were very narrow making access to the fire difficult. All grounds crews hiked in.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Cindy Thill
Email: cindy.thill@usda.gov
Phone: 760 417 0608
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Fire Unit Information
Sequoia National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1839 S. Newcomb St
Porterville, CA 93257

Dispatch Contact

Plumas Emergency Communications Center | Quincy, CA