Forest Service News Release
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.
Location: Almanor Ranger District- Lassen National Forest, near Philbrook Lake
Start date: Sunday, June 27, 2021, at approximately 4:00 p.m. Size: 76 acres**
Percentage Contained: 50% Cause: Under
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.
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