Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Lava
FIRE
26,409.0
acres
53.4 mi
SSE of Ashland, OR
100%
contained
Fire Status:
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
3 weeks ago
Incident #:
2021-CASHF-000949
Fire Start:
Thursday, June 24, 2021 9:35 PM PDT
Dispatch Notes:
Contain: 09/02/21 1648 | Control: 10/26/21 1645
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 2 months ago

Incident Photo for the Lava Fire

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.  

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:45 AM PDT
Location:
Northeast of the community of Weed
Incident Commander:
Mount Shasta Ranger District
Incident Description:
Single Complex
Coordinates:
41.459, -122.329

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
10
Size (Acres):
26,409
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 12:00 PM PDT
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 Outlook

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 Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Cool conditions will limit fire activity.

Incident Contact

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