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UPDATED Numerous lightning strikes being reported in Plumas National Forest

Plumas National Forest is responding to numerous lightning strikes which have been reported. Each one of the responses has received a name. This is the status as of this posting at 9:27 p.m.

Evans: on Evans Peak, units on-scene with 10 acres in brush and timber
Round: Round Valley Reservoir, units responding.
Shake: Moonlight Valley off of FS27N72, units responding.
Willow: Units were unable to find anything.
Kessler: Kessler Peak Mt. Hough Rd. units are hiking in.
Smith: North of Smith Peak Lookout units on scene reporting 40’X40′ fire.
Humbug: Humbug Rd. contained and controlled.
Penman: One mile south of Penman Peak, units responding.

UPDATE: 3 p.m. July 30

Penman: patrol status
Kessler: 2-5 acres handline 1/3 around fire, fire is holding
Smith: 1/4 acre contained, resources released
Evans: 85 acres, crews and equipment working
Nye: 10’X10′ contained, patrol status
Ingalls: 50’X50′ no additional needs
The forest is expecting similar weather this evening and the possibility of more lightning.

Fire staffing on The Plumas NF is 24 hours and we are receiving assistance from resources on the Dixie Fire as well.

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