Beckwourth Complex Update: July 19, 2021


Beckwourth Complex Update: July 19, 2021
Beckwourth Complex Acres Percent
containment Total Personnel
Dotta 594 99%
105,348 82% 1,538
Sugar 104,754 82%
Resources: 35 crews, 87 engines, 13 helicopters, 35 dozers, 43 water tenders, 10 masticators
Current Situation: Monsoon moisture has moved in from the south. Storms may produce lightning and
erratic winds. Fire crews on the northeast side are finding and extinguishing areas of residual heat.
Additional resources will be brought in for fire suppression repair.
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,
northwest from Doyle to Bird Hill and south to Meadow View. Crews are monitoring smoldering,
smoking pockets of vegetation within the fire’s perimeter.
Containment lines from the Dixie Mountain ridge system, north 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: Plumas County Sheriff’s Office – Home (
• Lassen County: Lassen County Sheriff’s Office | Facebook
Road and Forest Closures: Highway 395 is open; however, other roads in the fire area are closed.
View the Plumas National Forest Closure Order ( for
detailed information. Monitor Caltrans’s District 2 website or Twitter feed for current highway closure