The Plumas National Forest provided the following update:
Hough Complex Update
Fire Information: For further fire information, call 530-284-7120 or 530-284-1815.
Information is also available online at www.inciweb.org and on Twitter at Central Coast IMT7.
Date: August 21, 2013
Acres Burned: 420 Crews: 9
Cause: Lightning Engines: 51
Date Started: August 18, 2013 Helicopters: 1
Containment: 40% Air Tankers: 0
Expected Containment: Aug. 24, 2013 Total Resources Assigned: 424
A radio message has gone out to all firefighters working on the Hough Complex cautioning them that the thunderstorm moving into the area will have frequent downstrikes and outflow winds in excess of 30 mph. Additional storms are likely to move through the fire area later today.