Beckwourth Complex Update: July 18, 2021


Beckwourth Complex Update: July 18, 2021
Beckwourth Complex Acres Percent
containment Total Personnel
Dotta 594 99%
105,348 73% 2,044
Sugar 104,754 73%
Resources: 46 crews, 137 engines, 9 helicopters, 35 dozers, 60 water tenders, 6 masticators
Community Meeting: A virtual community meeting will be held tonight at 7 p.m., via Facebook Live,
on the Plumas National Forest’s Facebook page. You can submit your questions beforehand to the
incident email address (above) or on the Facebook meeting event page.
Current Situation: At 6 a.m. today, California Interagency Incident Management Team 5, under the
leadership of Incident Commander Rick Young, assumed command of the Beckwourth Complex.
The Sugar Fire within the Beckwourth Complex is remaining within its present parameter of over 60
miles of containment lines. Firefighters continue to secure and patrol the fire area from Highway 395,
northeast from Doyle to Bird Hill and south to Meadow View. Crews are monitoring smoldering,
smoking pockets of vegetation within the fire’s perimeter. A red-flag warning is in effect from midnight
tonight through 8 p.m. on Monday.
Containment lines from the Dixie Mountain ridge system, south to Ramelli Creek and from Maddalena,
east to the Scott Road, north to Constantia and the community of Doyle are still holding. Firefighters
will continue monitoring these areas.
Evacuations: Check your county’s web and social media pages for current evacuation information.
• Plumas County:
• Lassen County:
Road and Forest Closures: Highway 395 is open; however, other roads in the fire area are closed.
View the A Plumas National Forest Closure Order (
for detailed information. Monitor Caltrans’s District 2 website or Twitter feed for current highway
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