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Check here for information on fires in our region. You can also check out these resources:Northwest Interagency Coordination CenterSWOFIRE: Oregon Department of Forestry, SW regionCalFire: Current Fire InformationInciWeb: Incident Information SystemOregon Smoke Blog: Smoke informationSouth Central Oregon Fire Management Cooperative (Klamath/Lake Counties & Crater Lake)

Most NorCal Fires At (Or Near) Full Containment

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Signs of gratitude over the past five weeks

FINAL UPDATE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 10 AM ... The majority of the wildfires in Trinity County are at full containment. The South Complex near Hyampom may reach full containment by Labor Day and the River Complex near Denny passed the 50 percent milestone yesterday. The Route, Mad, and Fork Complexes are all at full containment (ie. fire line surrounds the entire perimeter). 

In Del Norte County the Nickowitz Fire is over 70 percent contained and the Gasquet Complex will likely reach 50 percent containment over the weekend. 

Weekend weather is expected to remain relatively cool with favorable humidity levels. Gusting winds may increase and pose a risk of both fanning fires and toppling vulnerable trees and snags. 

DENNY (River Complex)

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Helicopter on River Complex, September 2, 2015 | InciWeb

Acres = 71, 132

Containment = 52%

Personnel = 333

The most active part of the fire is burning into portions of the Trinity Alps Wilderness that were exposed to fires in 1999, 2006, 2008, and 2013. The fire should slow as it burns into the fire footprints of these previous wildfires. 

Rolling rocks and falling trees remain a major hazard for fire crews. 

Multiple closures remain in effect for roads, trails, and campgrounds. Check HERE.

Air Quality Forecast for the weekend is favorable and can be found HERE.

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GASQUET COMPLEX

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More than 6,000 miles of hose has been used this fire season by the National Interagency Fire Center | InciWeb

Acres = 28,614

Containment = 45%

Personnel = 727

Bear Fire (10,666 acres @ 43% containment): crews are focused on keeping the fire east of Forest Service Roads 17N05 and 16N02; south of Road 18N07; west of Clear Lake Trail.

Peak Fire (11,366 acres @ 7% containment): crews are working to keep the fire east of Lem's Ridge and west of the wilderness boundary at Elk Valley. 

The Coon and Feeder Fires are 100 percent contained. 

There are new forest closures that are listed HERE

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Trinity County Fires (as of Friday, September 4, 9:30 AM):

Fork Complex: 36,500 acres burned ... 100% contained

Mad River Complex: 37,462 acres burned ... 100% contained

Route Complex: 35,675 acres burned ... 100% contained

South Complex: 29,385 acres burned ... 89% contained 

These fires will likely continue to burn until a season-ending rain event. Air Quality will remain a concern and updates can be found HERE.