Terrain Satellite
Laura 2
FIRE
2,800
acres
8.8 mi
ESE of Litchfield, CA
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
9 mins, 20 secs ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7269
Fire Start:
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:00 AM PST

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the Laura 2 Fire

The fire is fully contained, and the Fort Sage OHV Area has reopened.  This fire started in the Lassen County community of Doyle on Tuesday, Nov. 17.  It destroyed 21 homes and 19 outbuildings.  It burned a total of 2,800 acres, including public lands and developments in the Bureau of Land Management Fort Sage Off Highway Vehicle Recreation Area.  This is the final update for the Laura 2 Fire.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Under Investigation
Date of Origin:
Tuesday November 17th, 2020 approx. 12:00 PM
Location:
Doyle, Lassen County CA
Incident Commander:
Jeremy McMahon, BLM
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
40.334, -120.115

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
4
Size (Acres):
2,800
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Monday November 23rd, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Rangeland brush, grasses, juniper
Significant Events:
Wind-driven fire destroyed 21 homes, 19 outbuildings. Four additional outbuildings were damaged Parts of the Fort Sage OHV Recreation Area were damaged.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Fire is contained
Projected Incident Activity:
No projected growth. The Fort Sage OHV area has reopened
Remarks:
The change in acreage is due to more accurate mapping. There has been no fire growth since Tuesday. The change in structure loss figures is from completion of the final report by the damage assessment team. This fire was initially called Laura. It is Laura 2 to avoid confusion with a fire earlier this yearin the same location.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
NorCal PAO
Phone: 530 260 0189
Fire Unit Information
BLM Northern CA District
Bureau of Land Management
6640 Lockheed Dr.
Redding, CA 96002