Sierra County Bans Open Flame Fires

The Sierra County Board of Supervisors passed an Emergency Fire Ordinance banning open flame fires and charcoal/wood barbeques. All private lands within the unincorporated area and public lands within the unincorporated area of the County will no longer be able to open burn with... Read More.

Multiple Fires Responded to Within One Week

Multiple fires were responded to throughout the last week around the area. It began early in the week with the fire on the Janesville Grade that was knocked down with a quick response from multiple agencies, contained at 5 acres, followed by firefighters responding... Read More.

Arsonist in Susanville Sets Five Fires in Alley

An arsonist sets five fires in an alley in Susanville. The Susanville Fire Department was called to a report of a dumpster on fire behind the Napa Auto Parts store on Main Street when the subsequent fires were found. The fires were in dumpsters,... Read More.

Wild Fires in California

Today, more than 8,400 personnel remain assigned to 10 active large wildfires. To date, more than 2.4 million acres have burned statewide. Get the latest on these incidents at:

California has lost 1.83 Million acres to fires

Today, more than 14,300 firefighters remain on the front lines of 15 active large wildfires that have burned more than 1.83 million acres. Get the latest on these incidents at:

CalFire Active Fires

Today, over 14,200 firefighters remain on the frontlines of 12 active large wildfires that have burned over 1.62 million acres. Get the latest on these incidents at:

Quincy Man Arrested After Starting Fires in Evacuated Ordred Area

A Quincy man, David Hyde, was arrested after starting fires in burn piles at his Genesee Valley road home. His property remains within the mandatory evacuation ordered area. Hyde also prevented fire crews from putting out the fires and intervened several times, even spraying... Read More.

Road Closures due to Fires

**FIRE UPDATES AND CLOSURES** Updated 8/17/2021 9:35 am Fire activity has led to new road closures. TRAFFIC ALERT: The following closures have been put in place due to the #DixieFire: US 395 is open , with law enforcement escort between desert pine and County Road A-3 STATE ROUTE 44:... Read More.

Lighting causes fires

06-23-2021 June Lighting Susanville area received lighting at approx. 1700 Hours on June 23, 2021 resulting in multiple lighting fires in the area. CAL FIRE resources are currently working on 10 confirmed fires on State Protection area. The largest fire Incident 1-4 near... Read More.