Crews Gain Ground On Red Bank Fire, Numerous Fire Burning Across The North State

Crews have been busy across Northern California over the past week battling numerous fires. No fire growth was reported on Sunday on the Red Bank Fire burning west of Red Bluff. All evacuations have been lifted as the fire has burned 8,838 acres with 50% containment. Crews report that 2 structures were destroyed.

The South Fire which is burning west of the Red Bank fire is now 2050 acres. Forest Service crews are working with Cal-Fire in a joint effort to battle the fire which is burning in the Shasta Trinity National Forest.

The Swedes Fire broke out in Butte County on Saturday afternoon near Oroville and burned 400 acres and is 40% contained. One residence and one outbuilding were were destroyed, but evacuations orders have been reduced to warnings.

The Walker Fire in Lassen County near Taylorsville continues to grow. The fire started on September 4th and has grown to almost 44,000 acres. Crews have gained 7% containment.

The lightning sparked Lone Fire is burning in the Modoc National Forest and has burned 5737 acres and is 50% contained.

The Henthorne fire is burning 15 miles northeast of Covelo has burned 237 acres and is 15% contained. The fire has stopped spreading and is mostly creeping and smoldering.

The Ramshorn Fire is burning east of Highway 3 and west of Castle Crags. It has grown to 278 acres. Firefighters are continuing efforts to keep the fire northwest of the North Fork of Ramshorn Creek and east of Highway 3.

The Middle Fire is burning northeast of the Canyon Creek Trailhead in the Trinity Alps Wilderness. It has burned approximately 223 areas and is impacting the Canyon Creek and Bear Creek Trails.


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