Dixie Fire Update

Forest Service News Release Dixie Fire Update for September 20, 2021 963,195 Acres 90% Containment 2,223 Total Personnel Fire Information: 530-592-0838 (7am to 10 pm) Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7690/ Follow QR Code for contacts and additional information Dixie Fire West Zone – The incident is being managed under a Unified Command with National... Read More.

Dixie Fire Update for September 20th

The Dixie Fire now totals over 963,000 acres with 90% containment. Dry Northeast winds will dry out humidity levels that will test the containment around the North and West fire’s edge in the Lassen National Park area. Though the cooler temperatures have help suppression efforts.... Read More.

Lassen County Disaster Resource Center Opens

A disaster resource center opens  in Lassen county through September 26th from 10am to 6pm. It is located at the Janesville Fire District, 463-390 Main St., Janesville, CA 96114. FEMA, U.S. Small Business Administration, and other local and non-profit agencies will be there to assist... Read More.

Dixie Fire Burned Area Emergency Response Update

Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) teams are sent to federal lands following significant wildfires to identify imminent post-fire threats and give recommendations on how to reduce the potential impacts on human life and safety, property infrastructure, and critical natural and cultural resources. These multi-disciplinary... Read More.

Dixie Fire Update

Forest Service News Release Dixie Fire Update for Friday, September 17, 2021 960,581 Acres 86% Containment 2,418 Total Personnel Dixie Fire East Zone – Smoke and fire activity has picked up in unburned pockets within containment lines as a result of sustained hot and dry weather. An approaching weather... Read More.

Changes coming to 530 Area Code

Everyone in the 530 will soon have to dial some extra digits for local phone calls. Starting October 24, 2021, callers must dial 10 digits to connect local phone calls. That means area code and the 7-digit phone number. Before this takes effect you should reprogram... Read More.

Devil’s Garden Plateau Wild Horse Gather update

Alturas, Calif., Sept. 17, 2021— Three horses were gathered from the trap site at Bole's Tank during the first day of operations for 2021 on the Modoc National Forest’s Devil’s Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory. The appropriate management level is 206-402 designated by the 2013... Read More.

Dixie Fire Update

Forest Service News Release Dixie Fire Update for September 16, 2021 960,470 Acres 86% Containment 2,270 Total Personnel Fire Information: 530-592-0838 (7am to 10 pm) Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7690/ Follow QR Code for contacts and additional information Dixie Fire West Zone – The Dixie Fire started on Tuesday, July 13 and has now... Read More.

Deceased person inside Garage Fire in Johnstonville

On September 12th, 2021 at approximately 8:00 a.m., the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received several 911 calls regarding a structure fire on US HWY 395 in Johnstonville. Callers reported hearing multiple explosions before seeing a garage on fire. Deputies from the Lassen... Read More.