Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Sunday, January 16, 2022 2:37:51 AM PST

Wildfire Incident Report

Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
Incident #
FWAC Incident ID
Incident Name
Lava Fire
Last Updated
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 4:14 PM PST
(2 months ago)
Fire Reported
Thursday, June 24, 2021 9:35 PM PDT
(7 months ago)
Incident Type
53.4 miles SSE of Ashland, OR
Responsible Agency
US Forest Service
Responsible Fire Unit
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Contain: 09/02/21 1648 | Control: 10/26/21 1645
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

The Lava Fire started on 6/24/21 by lightning northeast of the community of Weed. The continued hard work from our local, regional and national firefighting resources has stopped the forward spread of this fire. This will be the last report unless significant fire activity occurs. Isolated interior smokes may be visible as stump holes continue to burn. Fire resource will continue to monitor and patrol the fire area as needed to keep the fire perimeter within its current location.  

Incident Type
Date of Origin
Saturday July 24th, 2021 approx. 07:45 AM
Northeast of the community of Weed
Incident Commander
Mount Shasta Ranger District
Incident Description
Single Complex
41.459, -122.329
Total Personnel
Size (Acres)
Estimated Containment Date
Wednesday September 01st, 2021 approx. 12:00 PM
Fuels Involved
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Brush (2 feet)

Timber and brush fuels broken by lava stringers that separate the available fuels. Live fuel moistures are very low for this time of the year.
Significant Events
Fire activity is minimal with smoldering and creeping towards tree line.
Planned Actions
Crews will continue to actively patrol and suppress emerging hot spots within the fire perimeter as needed to minimize the possibility of fire spread.
Projected Incident Activity
Continued mop up and patrol. Within the burned area, pockets of smoke and unburned fuel islands will remain a concern.
Weather Concerns
Cool conditions will limit fire activity.
Incident Contact
Lava Fire Information
Email: 2021.Lava@firenet.gov
Phone: 530-628-0039
Hours: 8am-9pm
Fire Unit Information
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002
Dispatch Contact
Redding Interagency Command Center | Redding, CA
Incident Map

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