Dixie Fire Update


Incident Start Date: 7/13/2021 Incident Start Time: 5:15 p.m.
Incident Type: Vegetation Cause: Under Investigation
Incident Location: Feather River Canyon near Cresta Powerhouse
CAL FIRE Unit: Butte
Unified Command Agencies: CAL FIRE, United States Forest Service
Size: 30,074 acres Containment: 15% Expected Full Containment: Unknown
Civilian Injuries/Fatalities: None Firefighter Injuries/Fatalities: 0
Structures Threatened: 810 Structures Destroyed: 0 Structures Damaged: 0
The Dixie Fire burned actively overnight, moving to the East and North.
Firefighting air and ground resources will continue to work together to
construct direct line to secure the fire perimeter. Firefighters continue to
construct contingency lines to provide structure defense in communities at
risk. The fire is burning in remote areas with limited access, and steep
terrain. A portion of SR 70 is closed to all traffic.
Evacuation Orders: Plumas County:
• High Lakes:
Recreational area of Plumas County east of the Butte/Plumas County Line
• Plumas/Butte County Line east to Twain:
Includes both sides of Hwy 70 in the areas of Rock Creek, Storrie, Tobin,
Belden, Caribou Rich Bar, and Twain.
• Meadow Valley & Bucks Lake:
Bucks Lake Rd. at Snake Lake Rd. west to the Plumas/Butte County Line,
including the area of Tollgate
Butte County:
The communities of Jonesville and Philbrook areas. Please refer to the Public
Map on the BCSO website, www.buttecounty.net/sheriff for further
information, or call 833-512-5378
Information Line: (530) 592-0838
Media Line: (530) 588-0845
Incident Website: www.fire.ca.gov
Butte County:
• Butte Meadows and Inskip areas
Code Red Links:
Plumas County: Code Red
Butte County: Code Red
Road Closures: Plumas County:
• Camp Creek Road
• SR 70 at the North junction with SR 89 Greenville Wye
Butte County:
• SR 70 is closed from 14.3 miles East of the junction of SR 191 (Jarbo
Gap at CAL FIRE Station 36
Shelter Information – Plumas County:
Evacuate to Quincy High School located at 6 Quincy Junction Rd. Quincy, CA
Shelter Information – Butte County:
Evacuation Center Church of the Nazarene 2238 Monte Vista Ave
Animal Evacuation
Plumas County:
Assistance for animals (including large animals/ livestock), call (530) 283-
3673 or (530) 283-6300.
National Forest
The Lassen National Forest (LNF) implemented Forest Order 06-21-04 as of
July 16, 2021 (Dixie Fire Closure Order) to protect public health and safety
through September 16, 2021.
For additional information, visit the LNF Website:
Engines: 110 Water Tenders: 19 Helicopters: 17 Hand Crews: 54 Dozers: 29
Other: 7 Total Personnel: 1,918
Air Tankers: Numerous firefighting air tankers from throughout the State are flying fire
suppression missions as conditions allow.
Cooperating Agencies: Plumas National Forest, Lassen National Forest, Butte County Sheriff’s
Office, Plumas County Sheriff Office, California Highway Patrol, Pacific Gas & Electric, Union Pacific
Railroad, Sierra Pacific Industries, CAL OES, CAL-EMSA, California National Guard, California
Conservation Corps, CAL TRANS and California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
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