Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
ACTIVE
Last Updated
6 mins, 47 secs ago
Fire Start
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 4:59 PM PDT
Incident #
2022-CAMDF-000896
Resources
FUE53
Fuels
Ff
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Modoc National Forest

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 2 days ago

Incident Photo for the Barnes Fire

Fire resources continue with suppression repair activities on the Barnes Fire. Hazard tree mitigation continues to reduce the risks of hazard trees to firefighters and the public. Dozers and other heavy equipment will repair roads and trails to limit erosion and improve access. The incident is remaining in its current footprint with 5,843 acres buned and 99% contained. Critical fire weather is expected over the incident area in the coming days, however this will be our final update unless significant changes occur on the incident.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 4:00 PM PDT
Location
2 Miles East of Willow Ranch, CA and 2 miles West of Ft Bidwell, CA
Incident Commander
BC 42
Coordinates
41.89, -120.3

Current Situation

Total Personnel
25
Size (Acres)
5,843
Containment
99%
Estimated Containment
Saturday, September 17, 2022 12:00 AM PDT
Fuels Involved
Timber, Brush, Litter and Understory
Significant Events
Minimal fire activity today. Rain occurred over the fire area. High humidities and fuel moistures are
limiting smoke production. Stump holes and heavy downed material continue to hold pockets of heat

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Suppression repair activities continue on the Barnes Fire. Hazard tree mitigation continues to reduce
the risks of hazard trees to firefighters and the public. Dozers and other heavy equipment will repair
roads and trails to limit erosion and improve access.
Projected Incident Activity
12 hours: The fire is expected to remain in its current footprint.
24 hours: The fire is expected to remain in its current footprint.
48 hours: The fire is expected to remain in its current footprint.
72 hours: The fire is expected to remain in its current footprint.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Moderate temperatures and humidities were observed on the fire
today. High temperatures reached the upper 70s with humidities in
the upper teens.
On Monday, expect clear skies, temperatures in the upper 70s and
minimum humidities around 15% with SW winds 5-10 mph with
gusts to 16 mph.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Barnes Fire Information
Email: modocfireinformation@gmail.com
Phone: 530-629-6101
Hours: M-Sun 7 AM-10PM
Fire Unit Information
Modoc National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
225 W. 8th St
Alturas, CA 96101

Dispatch Center Contact

Modoc Interagency Communication Center (CA-MICC)

Alturas, CA

530-233-5811

https://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/ecc/micc/