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UPDATE: CalFire says Hog Fire at 9,420 acres, 9 percent contained

UPDATE: As of this morning’s briefing, CalFire is reporting that the fire is at 9,420 acres and 9 percent contained. The cause is still under investigation. Work continues to restore damaged cell and internet lines. The red flag warning has been extended until this evening with anticipated heavy winds and lightning in the fire area.Still no injuries and structural damage to report; 170 structures remain threatened.
Road closures in effect:
Highway 44 from the Highway 36 and 44 juncture to A-21
Highway 36 from the Highway 44 and 36 juncture to Westwood.
County Road A-1 is closed from the Gallatin Road to Highway 36.
UPDATE: As of this evening’s briefing, July 21, CalFire estimated the size of the fire at 9,000 acres and 7 percent contained. Work continues on repairing internet and cell service. Still no injuries and structural damage to report; 170 structures remain threatened.
UPDATE: As of this morning’s briefing, July 21, CalFire updated the size of the fire to 8,000 acres and 5 percent contained. Crews work to continue building a line around the fire. No injuries or structural damage has been reported, though 170 structures are threatened. A communications cable has been damaged in the fire, making communication more difficult.
Road closures in effect:
Highway 44 from the Highway 36 and 44 juncture to A-21
Highway 36 from the Highway 44 and 36 juncture to Westwood.
County Road A-1 is closed from the Gallatin Road to Highway 36.
UPDATE: As of Monday night at 9:30 p.m., CalFire was reporting that the fire had grown to nearly 12,200 acres and was zero percent contained. It was reported that 170 structures were threatened. More information will be available after this morning’s briefing.
The Hog Fire, burning west of Susanville has grown to approximately 5,800 acres and is reported at zero percent contained as of this morning, July 20. Last night it was reported that the fire, which started at about 3:30 p.m., Saturday, July 18, was 5 percent contained, but that number changed following this morning’s briefing by CalFire.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation and thus far no injuries, deaths or structural damage have been reported. The fire is burning in heavy timber. Steep terrain and continued spot fires remain the critical issue.
Resources on the fire include: 95 engines, 43 hand crews, 19  dozers, 17 water tenders, 11 helicopters and air tankers as available from the state.

Caltrans reports the following road closures:State Route 44 from junction with State Route 89 to junction with State Route 36.

State Route 36 from east of Westwood at County Road A21 to west of Susanville at County Road A1.

An evacuation warning has been issued for the following areas of Lake Forest Estates: Grey Eagle Lane, Thildow Road and Baja Road, according to Cal Fire Lassen-Modoc Unit. An evacuation center has been established at Lassen Community College.

Agencies on the fire include CALFIRE, USFS, BLM, Susan River, Standish-Litchfield, Janesville, the Redding Hotshots and a Folsom Lake Handcrew.

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