Shasta/Lassen County Wildfire Update 8-4-09

Evacuation of RV Park

UPDATED TUESDAY | 5:45 P.M. – Evacuation of the Rancheria RV Park in Hat Creek on the west side of Highway 89 has just been ordered.

Highways 89 & 44 Closure Update

UPDATED TUESDAY | 4:44 P.M. – State Route 44 currently closed from 5 miles west of junction SR 89 in Shasta County to junction State Route 36 in Lassen County due to fire. No estimated time to open, no detour. State Route 89 still closed from junction SR 44 to junction SR 299. No estimated time to open, no detour. The highway has been opened and closed at various times since it was first closed at 7 p.m. Sunday.

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CAL FIRE Map

Click on the map above for larger version of the fires under command of the state agency CAL FIRE. The map shows approximate locations of the 41 fires under the command of the agency.

U.S. Forest Service Map

Click on the map above for larger version of the fires under command of the U.S. Forest Service in Hat Creek and Old Station. CLICK HERE for Tuesday, 9 a.m. update information.

Courtesy of The Intermountain News

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3 Responses

  1. Hey, you gotta update throughout the day so we know the fire hasn’t gone your way!

    /Just sayin’. You’re probably out peein’ on the fire or something.

  2. Just got home from work swampie. The fire has blown up big time and I got some new pictures. I’ll try to post some here and GCP. The fire is moving north now but T-storms and high winds are expected tonight and tomorrow. Hoping for a lot of rain…. 😯

  3. Dang. I’m not at all surprised that it has blown up. Lightning in a drought. Dang.

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