The Captain fire is reported by the Shasta-Trinity National Forest to be 100 percent contained at 18 acres. Firefighters will continue to staff the fire throughout the night. 


The Shasta-Trinity National Forest reports that the Captain fire by Trinity Lake is 75 percent contained this afternoon, July 5.


The Captain fire on the west side of Trinity Lake near Captains Point has reached 17 acres, the U.S. Forest Service said.

The fire burns in a heavily timbered area with snags. Firefighters, hand crews and fire engines worked through the night to complete a hand and hose line around the fire to better help gain control.

No structures are threatened. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


The Captain fire was reported Thursday night off Bowerman Ridge near Captains Point at Trinity Lake.

This morning (Friday, July 5) the fire is reported to be 10 to 12 acres, with no structures threatened. There were three fire engines and two hand crews working to establish a line around the fire. A helicopter and air attack plane were en route to assist.

There is heavy timber and snags in the fire area.

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