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Gasquet Fires: Low Containment & Big Winds


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 10:30 AM ... With the Gasquet Complex burning at a rate of about 1,000 acres-per-day, and four of the six fires still active, crews will now be faced with high winds. Ridge top winds of 20-25 miles-per-hour out of the southeast are expected, with a shift to westerly winds in the afternoon. Highs will be in the low 80's. 

Containment has only increased 3 percent over the past five days.

GASQUET COMPLEX (707-925-3172)

Acres = 18,596

Containment = 20%

Personnel = 663

Structures Destroyed = 0

Fire lines are being constructed around Tollefson Ranch. No fire has crossed the South Fork of the Smith River. 

In the northwest corner of the Bear Fire (approx. 6,000 acres) a containment line has been completed to the South Fork of the Siskiyou River. Fire has not crossed to the west side of Road 16N05. 

Up-to-date information on forest and road closures HERE.