US Forest Service — Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview Updated: 2 months ago
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.
Date of Origin:
Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:45 AM PDT
Northeast of the community of Weed
Mount Shasta Ranger District
Estimated Containment Date:
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 12:00 PM PDT
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.
Fire activity is minimal with smoldering and creeping towards tree line.
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.
Cool conditions will limit fire activity.
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