Wildfire Status

Today, more than 10,400 personnel remain assigned to 14 active large wildfires. To date, more than 2.28 million acres have burned statewide. Get the latest on these incidents at: https://fire.ca.gov/incidents

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.

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.

Patzke Convicted

VERDICT *** A jury convicted James Edward Patzke, 28, today on charges of assault on a peace officer (PC 245(c)), reckless evading of a peace officer (VC 2800.4), and vehicle theft (VC 10851(a). In November 2020, Patzke was observed to be checking doors in the area... Read More.

Dixie Fire Update

Forest Service News Release Dixie Fire Update for September 15, 2021 960,470 Acres 75% Containment 2,413 Total Personnel Fire Information: 530-592-0838 (7am to 10 pm) Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7690/ Dixie Fire West Zone – The Dixie Fire started on Tuesday, July 13 and has now burned 960,470 acres with 75 percent containment.... Read More.

Unofficial Recall Election Results

Unofficial election results are in. Nearly 82% of Lassen county voted yes to remove Newsom from office with a voter turnout of just over 8000 out of the near 16,000 registered voters in the county, that’s right at 50%.While Plumas county turnout was around... Read More.

National Forests in Northstate to Reopen

Starting Thursday the temporary closure of most national forests in the Northstate and California will be lifted. The reopening comes two days earlier than expected. Forest Service officials announced the regional closure will end Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. The closures had been slated to last... Read More.

Dixie Fire Update

Forest Service News Release Dixie Fire Update for Tuesday, September 14, 2021 960,470 Acres 75% Containment 2,403 Total Personnel Dixie Fire East Zone - While yesterday saw minimal fire activity, forest fuels are as dry as they were prior to last week’s rainfall. Larger and heavier fuels such as... Read More.

Siskiyou County Wolf Pack has 7 pups

The brand-new wolf pack that recently settled in California’s Siskiyou County has had their first litter of 7 pups, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s wolf specialist Kent Laudon. The Whaleback Pack now sits at 9 wolves after the male gray... Read More.

Dixie Fire Update

Forest Service News Release Dixie Fire Update for Monday, September 13, 2021 960,335Acres 75% Containment 4,319 Total Personnel Dixie Fire East Zone - Forest fuels have returned to the level of dryness present before recent rainfall. Larger and heavier fuels like stumps and logs have held heat and could... Read More.