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Full containment expected on Hough Complex Saturday

Feather Publishing
8/23/2013 0 8:00 p.m.

 

Status:                                                                     Resources:

Acres Burned: 513                                                             Crews: 18

Cause: Lightning                                                                    Engines: 69

Date Started: August 18, 2013                                              Helicopters: 3

Containment: 69%                                                               Air Tankers: 0          

Expected Containment: Aug. 24, 2013                                Total Resources Assigned: 705

 

Read more: Full containment expected on Hough Complex Saturday

Several new lightning fires but firefighters are keeping them small

Feather Publishing
8/23/2013 - 6:00 p.m.

According to a statement released by the Plumas National Forest there is lots of smoke in the air but just a handful of very small fires resulted from the last lightning storms moving through the Plumas National Forest on Wednesday night and early Thursday morning (August 21-22). The majority of the fires were on the eastern portion of the forest.

Read more: Several new lightning fires but firefighters are keeping them small

Hough Complex Morning Update - 8/23/2013

Feather Publishing
8/23/2013 - 8:00 a.m.

 

Status:                                                                     Resources:

Acres Burned: 531                                                             Crews: 16

Cause: Lightning                                                                    Engines: 79

Date Started: August 18, 2013                                              Helicopters: 3

Containment: 60%                                                               Air Tankers: 0          

Expected Containment: Aug. 24, 2013                                Total Resources Assigned: 615

Read more: Hough Complex Morning Update - 8/23/2013

Hough Complex Evening Update 8/22/2013

Feather Publishing
8/22/2013 - 7:30 p.m.
 

Status:                                                                     Resources:

Acres Burned: 531                                                             Crews: 16

Cause: Lightning                                                                    Engines: 79

Date Started: August 18, 2013                                              Helicopters: 1

Containment: 40%                                                               Air Tankers: 0          

Expected Containment: Aug. 24, 2013                                Total Resources Assigned: 615

Read more: Hough Complex Evening Update 8/22/2013

New fire activity on the Plumas National Forest

Feather Publishing
8/22/2013 - 6:15 p.m.
 

Hundreds more lightning strikes hit the Plumas NF in yesterday afternoon’s (8/21) and today’s (8/22) early morning thunderstorms. While strikes were scattered over the central and eastern portions of the forest, the largest concentration was in the Highway 395 and eastern forest corridor.

As of 5:00 pm over 20 small fires have been reported. Sizes vary from 1/10 to 2 acres with most under an acre.  Air tankers are currently responding to the 2 acre Chance fire 3.5 air miles west of Crystal Peak, northeast of Frenchman Lake.



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