The South Fire is in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, southeast of Tomhead Mountain, west of Red Bluff, and 15 miles south of Platina, CA. The fire is in a remote and very rugged area of the forest. The western portion of the South Fire, within the Yolla Bolly Wilderness, continues to be confined south of Humbolt Ridge; east of Sanford Ridge; and north of Cottonwood Creek. The eastern portion of the fire has completed containment line.
HUNTER AND VISITOR INFORMATION ADVISORY: Forest Closure Order No: 14-19-07 remains in place. See the closures and maps tab for closure area information or go to: PDF of South Fire Closure Order 14-19-07
Date of Origin:
Thursday September 05th, 2019 approx. 01:45 PM
15 miles South of the town of Platina, CA
IC- Vaughn, IC(T)- Moore
Estimated Containment Date:
Thursday October 31st, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Chamise, manzanita, grass and timber litter.
Monitor fire activity and patrol existing containment and confinement lines.
Fire information Line
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Fire Unit Information
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002