Fire Crew’s Vehicles Perish While Battling Six River Complex

A fire crew battling the Six Rivers Fire loses everything as the blaze overtook their vehicles this Saturday. The El Dorado Miwok Indian Tribe from Shingle Springs were safely away from their vehicles battling the flames further away and no one was injured. The... Read More.

3-8 fire Near Prattville Contained to 75%

The lightning-caused 3-8 Fire that started in the early morning hours of yesterday around 3 am to the NE of Bieber is up to 75% contained as of this morning. The forward spread of the fire was stopped around 11 am yesterday at 14... Read More.

McKinney Fire Causes Massive Fish Kill

A massive fish kill has been suspected to be caused by the McKinney Fire. Between Indian Creek and Seiad Creek in Happy Camp, the Karuk Tribe found hundreds of dead fish floating in the river. The mass killing of the fish of all species... Read More.

Lassen Fire Safe Council Welcomes New Leadership

A long-time board member of the Lassen Fire Safe council has left and the council is welcoming a new leadership team to continue the council’s mission. Ruth Morentz, the council board chair said “The board is committed to doing more projects and... Read More.

PNF Responds to Campground Water Shortage and Devil’s Fire

The Plumas national forest responded to a  holdover fire from Saturday’s lightning event that ignited the Devil’s Fire. That fire started on Grizzly ridge near the Devil’s Punchbowl. One of the last remaining holdouts during the Dixie Fire due to its tough... Read More.

CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit Increases Staffing

The Lassen-Modoc CAL FIRE unit says hundreds of lightning strikes have occurred within their protection area this past week. 10 of those strikes caused reports of a fire to which crews responded and only two needed suppression efforts made. With the continuing chance of... Read More.

PNF Enters Stage II Fire Restrictions

Plumas National Forest steps up fire restrictions. With extended hot weather increasing the likelihood of fire dangers and drying of fuels the forest service is entering stage II of their fire restrictions levels. This means you can only build campfires in designated recreation sites... Read More.