Dixie Fire Update

DIXIE FIRE
INCIDENT UPDATE
Date: 7/22/2021 Time: 7:00 a.m.
INCIDENT FACTS
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: 103,910 acres Containment: 17% Expected Full Containment: Unknown
Civilian Injuries/Fatalities: 0 Firefighter Injuries/Fatalities: 0
Structures Threatened: 1510 Structures Destroyed: 8 Structures Damaged: 0
CURRENT SITUATION
Current
Situation:
Incident Update
The Dixie Fire remained active overnight with active surface fire, and single
tree torching with short range spotting and rollout. Firefighters fought the fire
aggressively. Firefighters continued construction on control lines and
engaged in structure defense overnight. Fire is going to continue to move
Northeast. Air and ground firefighting resources will work together to
strengthen and improve control lines. The fire is burning in a remote area with
limited access and steep terrain. High temperatures a little above seasonal
normal will continue for Thursday.
For more information on the Dixie Fire go to the following links:
CAL FIRE website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents
USFS Information https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7690/
Evacuation
Information:
Plumas County
Sheriff
Per the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office
Plumas County Website: https://www.plumascounty.us
Sheriff Website: https://plumascounty.us/587/Sheriff-Coroner
Sheriff Dixie Fire Information: https://tinyurl.com/2t3kuv69
Sheriff Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/plumascountysheriff
Plumas National Forest: https://www.fs.usda.gov/plumas
Plumas County
Evacuation Orders West Shore of Lake Almanor from the Canyon Dam
northwest to Hwy 36 at Hwy 89. This includes the communities of Pratville, Big
Meadows, and Lake Almanor West along with the Rocky Point Campground
and the Canyon Dam Boat Launch.
High Lakes (PLUMAS COUNTY) Recreational area of Plumas County east of
Information Line: (530) 538-7826
Media Line: (530) 588-0845
Incident Website: www.fire.ca.gov
@CALFIRE_ButteCo
@USFSPlumas
@LassenNF
@CALFIREButteCo
@USFSPlumas
@LassenNF
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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 and Bucks Lake, Bucks Lake Rd. at Riverdance, and everything
west, to the Butte Plumas County line. This includes Snake Lake, Meadow Valley,
Tollgate, Bucks Lake, Bucks Lake Highlands, and all surrounding areas.
Caribou Rd. north to the Humbug Rd. and Humboldt Rd. intersection
This includes Belden Reservoir and Butt Valley Reservoir
Prattville Butt Reservoir Road and everything west, to the Butte Plumas County
line. The community of Seneca south to Hwy 70
P Zone 1- Evacuation Order for High Lakes area, Storrie, Tobin, and Rock
Creek. Evacuation Order for Belden, Rich Bar, Virgilia, Seneca, and Twain
communities along the SR70 corridor. Evacuation Order to begin at SR70 at
Pulga Rd along the north edge of the SR70 corridor to Rich Bar Rd., from
SR70 at Rich Bar Rd., to the north along the Pacific Crest Trail to the Plumas
Co./Butte Co. line, from the Plumas Co./Butte Co. line west along the county
line to the intersection of SR70 and Pulga Rd.
P Zone 2- Evacuation Order for Meadow Valley and Bucks Lake
communities. Evacuation to include the south edge of the SR70
corridor, from Belden east to Twain, south from Twain to Snake Lake
Rd. at Bucks Lake Rd., to include the communities of Spanish Ranch
and Meadow Valley, from south, on Bucks Lake Rd. at Snake Lake Rd.
to the intersection of Bucks Lake Rd. and Big Creek (south), from the
the intersection of Bucks Lake Rd. and Big Creek Rd. (south) along Bucks
Lake Rd. to the Plumas/Butte Co. line, from Bucks Lake Rd. at the
Plumas/Butte Co line to the north, along the Plumas/Butte Co. line,
where it intersects with SR70 at Pulga Rd.
P Zone 3: Evacuation Order for the Caribou area. Evacuation to include SR70 at Virgilia to the north along the east shore of Butt Lake, to the intersection
of Humbug Rd and Humboldt Rd, to the east along Humbug Rd. to the Butte
Co. Line, to the south along the Butte Co. Line to Chips Creek, east along
Chips Creek to SR70, east along the north edge of the SR70 corridor to
Virgilia
P Zone 4A: Evacuation Order for the Paxton, Seneca, Long Valley, and East
Butt Lake area. Evacuation Warning to include the Paxton area at SR70,
north to the Long Valley, west to the south side of Butt Lake, from the south
side of Butt Lake to SR70 at Virgilia, east along the north edge of the SR70
corridor to Paxton.
P Zone 4B: Evacuation Order in the Long Valley and
Seneca communities. Starting from the Long Valley area north along Wolf
Creek Rd, to the intersection of Wolf Creek Rd and South Almanor, from the
intersection of South Almanor and Wolf Creek Rd west along South Almanor,
continuing west along Fox Farm Rd to the intersection of Humbug-Humboldt
Crossing Rd, from the intersection of Fox Farm Rd and Humbug-Humboldt
Rd, to south along Prattville Butt Valley Reservoir Rd to the south shore of
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Butt Valley Reservoir, from the south shore of Butt Valley Reservoir east to
Long Valley.
P Zone 5: Evacuation Order for the communities along the west shore of
Lake Almanor including Prattville and Lake Almanor West, beginning at the
intersection of SR147 and SR89, west to the Intersection of SR36 and SR89,
south from the intersection of SR36 and SR89 to County RD 324, from the
intersection of SR36 and County RD 324, east along Fox Farm Rd to the
intersection with South Almanor Rd
P Zone 6: Evacuation Warning from the intersection of Humbug Rd at
Humboldt Rd north to the intersection with Fox Farm Rd, from the intersection
of Humboldt Rd and Fox Farm Rd, west along Fox Farm Rd to the
intersection with SR36, from the intersection of SR36 and Fox Farm Rd
continuing west to the Butte County Line, south along the Butte County Line
to Humbug Rd, east along Humbug Rd to the intersection of Humboldt Rd
P Zone 7- Evacuation Warning for the community of Stover. The
warning will include the intersection of State Route 89 at State Route
36, west on State Route 36 to the Pacific Crest Trail, north to Willow
Springs Campground, northeast to the intersection of Old Red Bluff
Highway and Warner Valley Road, south to the intersection of State
Route 89 and State Route 36.
P Zone 8 – Evacuation Warning for the community of Chester. The
warning will include the intersection of Old Road Bluff Highway and
Warner Valley Road, east to Lake Chance Campground, south to State
Route 36 on the causeway, southwest to the intersection of State Route
89 and State Route 36, north to the intersection of Old Red Bluff
Highway and Warner Valley Road.
P Zone 9 – Evacuation Warning for the communities of Peninsula and
Hamilton Branch. The warning will include State Route 36 on the
causeway, east to the Lassen County Line, south on State Route 147 to
County Road A13, south to Peninsula Point, north to the State Route 36
causeway.
P Zone 10 – Evacuation Warning for the community of East Shore. The
warning will include the intersection of State Route 147 and County
Road A13, east to the Little Dyer Mountain, southeast to Dyer Mountain,
south to State Route 89, west to State Route 147, north to County Road
A 13.
P Zone 11- Evacuation Warning for the community of Road Valley
Reservoir and Long Valley will include State Route 89 near the Clear
Creek to the State Route 70, south to State Route 70 at the Feather
River, east along State Route 70 to the intersection of State Route 89,
north on State Route 89 to Dixie Creek due north to Seltzer Road.
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P Zone 12- Evacuation Warning for the community of Butterfly Valley.
The warning will include Feather River Hot Springs east on State Route
70 to Barlow Road, southwest to Oroville-Quincy Highway, west to
Snake Lake Road, north to Feather River Hot Springs.
Evacuation
Information:
Dixie Fire
Evacuation Map
Lassen County
Sheriff
For Evacuation Orders, Warnings and Road Closures go to:
Per the Butte County Sheriff’s Office,
Butte County Website: http://www.buttecounty.net/
Sheriff Website: http://www.buttecounty.net/sheriffcoroner
Sheriff Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bcsonews
Sheriff Twitter: @ButteSheriff
Sheriff’s Call Center: (530) 552-3010
Evacuation Map: https://tinyurl.com/4nm69873
BUTTE:
Evacuation Orders for the communities of Jonesville, Philbrook and all High
Lakes areas within Butte County.
Evacuation Warning area to include the Tehama County Line East to Old
Loma Road
Carpenter Ridge East to Skyway
Skyway North from Humbug Summit line to Butte Creek
All the Fish Creek area within Lassen National Forest area road
Pulga and Philbrook Areas East of the West branch of the Feather River
West of SR70 North of Magalia
Intersection of SR70 at Pulga Rd, and South of the Plumas County Line.
Butte Meadows and Inskip areas
Per the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office
Lassen County Web site: http://www.co.lassen.ca.us
Sheriff Website: https://tinyurl.com/sy9frpx6
Sheriff Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LassenSheriff
Lassen National Forest: https://www.fs.usda.gov/lassen
Evacuation Shelter
Information:
Plumas County:
An evacuation shelter is being opened at the Springs of Hope Church in
Quincy at 59 Bell Lane. If there is no attendance the shelter may close, at
which time you can call 283-6300 if you need shelter because of being
evacuated.
An Evacuation Center is being opened at Memorial Hall at 180 Gay St,
Chester, CA.
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Community
Resource Center
Lassen County
To support local residents affected by power outages related to the Dixie Fire,
an outdoor Community Resource Center (CRC) has been opened at
Janesville Elementary School, 464- 555 Main St., in Janesville (Lassen
County).
Animal Evacuation
Centers
If you need assistance with animals contact Plumas County Animal
Services at (530)283-3673 or after hours (530)283-6300 Large
animals and livestock can also be accommodated.
Road Closures: Plumas County:
• Camp Creek Road
• State Route 70 at the North junction with SR 89 Greenville Wye
• Oroville-Quincy Highway at Plains Rd at French House
• Bucks Lake Rd at River Dance
• State Route 89 at State Route 36
• State Route 89 at State Route 147
Butte County:
• State Route 70 is closed from 14.3 miles East of the junction of SR
191 (Jarbo Gap at CAL FIRE Station 36
• Bucks Lake Rd from Riverdance west to Mountain House in Butte
County
• For current State Highway/Route information visit roads.dot.ca.gov

National Forest
Closures:
The Lassen National Forest (LNF) implemented Forest Order 06-21-05 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:
http://www.fs.usda.gov/lassen
The Plumas National Forest (PNF) implemented Forest Order 05-11-00-21-
15 as of July 16, 2021 (Dixie Fire Closure Order) to protect public health and
safety. For additional information, visit the PNF Website:
https://www.fs.usda.gov/plumas
ASSIGNED RESOURCES
Engines: 337 Water Tenders: 55 Helicopters: 22 Hand Crews: 71 Dozers: 83
Other: 89 Total Personnel: 3,919
Air Tankers: Numerous firefighting air tankers from throughout the State are flying fire
suppression missions as conditions allow.
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Cooperating Agencies: Plumas National Forest, Lassen National Forest, Butte County Sheriff’s
Office, Plumas County Sheriff’s 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,
Burlington Northern Santa Fe
To learn more about wildfire preparedness visit:
www.readyforwildfire.org