Lassen National Forest Sky Fire Update SUSANVILLE, Calif., July 1, 2021 — As of 6:00 a.m. today, the California Interagency Incident Management Team was released, and command of the fire will return to the Lassen National Forest. Size: 76 acres Percentage Contained: 50% Cause: Under Investigation Resources Assigned: 250 personnel This will be the final fire update unless significant events occur. Please reference the sites listed above for the most up-to-date information.Control lines around the fire continue to be improved, and containment of the fire grew to 50%. Firefighters remain focused on securing hot spots within the fire perimeter, as expected weather conditions may make control more difficult. The forecast is hot and dry conditions throughout the week, with a possibility of isolated thunderstorms each day. There is the prediction of thunderstorms containing gusty winds with minimal associated precipitation. Erratic winds from passing storms could potentially increase the activity of a smoldering fire.Yesterday, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office lifted the evacuation warning for the Philbrook and Snag Lakes area. PG&E will reopen the Philbrook and Snag Lake recreation areas over the next two days. Please be cautious if you are traveling around those areas, as there are increased traffic hazards from multiple fire resources.For additional information, visit the LNF Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/lassen or by following us on Facebook or Twitter.
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