Lightning Sparked Fire Burning Across The North State

A number of wildfires are being fought around Northern California, and more are expected after a series of lightning strikes across Siskiyou and Modoc Counties over the weekend. The Lariat Fire is located southwest of Red Bluff off Oakridge Road in the Rancho Tehama area. It’s 90% contained after burning 33 acres. The Tuscan Fire is 7 miles northeast of Red Bluff off Highway 36 and Tuscan Lookout Road near Hog Lake. It’s 100% contained after burning 50 acres. The Steamboat Fire is 4 miles southeast of Montague in the Shasta Valley Wildlife Area in Siskiyou County. It’s 70% contained after burning 224 acres. The Klamathon Fire north of Hornbrook on the Oregon border is fully contained after burning just over 3800 acres and 82 structures, and killing one man. The 962 acre Stoney Fire in Chico’s Upper Bidwell Park is 80% contained. Several lightning fires are also scattered across Lassen County, the largest being the 56 acre “3-10” Fire 16 miles east of Fall River Mills, which is 50% contained.


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