The River Complex in northern Trinity/southern Siskiyou counties is now at 195,779 acres, 50% containment, the U.S. Forest Service reported Monday morning, Sept. 20.
Included in the complex are the:
* Haypress/Summer fire, 189,839 acres;
* Cronan fire holding at 5,940 acres.
After the rain events on Saturday and Sunday morning, the weather is expected to be warmer over the next several days. This will cause fuels to dry out and fire activity to increase. The Cronan fire had no fire progression Sunday, and none is anticipated today; the crews remain in patrol status and are back hauling equipment.
The Cecilville/Summerville areas remained in patrol status with crews looking for sources of heat. The areas south of Callahan had visible smoke Sunday, and crews continue to mop-up and reinforce containment lines. Areas of steep terrain near Craggy Peak have sections of unburned fuel; crews are determining the best approach to clean up these areas and solidify lines. The Tango Blue spot fire showed little signs of growth yesterday and the rain allowed for crews to go direct assisted with aircraft support.
The Limestone Ridge area will likely see more fire activity with projected weather; however, it is not anticipated to be an area of concern. The fire is expected to be more active and have more visible smoke as the weather gets warmer and drier over the next few days.
Trinity County: www.trinitycounty.org/OES
Siskiyou County: www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/emergencyservices
Coffee Creek Road at Prospector Court, west to the end of the road. Cecilville Road/Highway 93 DP-42.
Get road info at: www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/publicworks/page/closures-and-delays.
For updated Forest Service closures:
Shasta-Trinity National Forest: www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/stnf/alerts-notices
Klamath National Forest: www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/klamath/alerts-notices
26 hand crews
21 water tenders
10 skid steers
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For questions or information regarding the status of your property or for recovery assistance, call Trinity County Office of Emergency Services at 623-8223.
For the most updated smoke outlooks, visit https://wildlandfiresmoke.net/outlooks/NorthernCalifornia.