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Delta Fire

  • Shasta County
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  • Started: Sep 05, 2018
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  • Last Updated: Saturday, September 22, 2018 5:30 PM
Burning For

18 days

Containment

98%

Acres Burned

60,705

September 23, 2018: Daily Update | Map | Smoke Outlook | Photos on Flickr Current Situation (as of 9/23, 8:44 p.m.): Yesterday, cooperating federal, state, and local firefighters achieved 98 percent containment on the Delta Fire. Crews will extinguish burning or smoldering material on the fire’s edge and further into the fire area where needed. This labor-intensive activity is critical to keeping the fire contained. Today a local Type 3 Incident Management Organization led by Incident Commander Paul Zerr of the Shasta McCloud Management Unit of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest assumed command of the Delta and Hirz fires at 6:00 a.m. Summary:60,705 Acres98% Contained380 Personnel20 Structures Destroyed

I WANT TO KNOW

Do people near this fire need to evacuate?

NO
Evacuation orders have not been issued.

Have any road closures been announced?

NO
No nearby roads are closed at this time.

What is the air quality like near the fire?

Good
Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
Note: Air quality varies by location. To check the air quality in your neighborhood, click here.

On the scene

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#DeltaFire this looks to be the general area. The map view is the same as the CalTrans camera.

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@Dave Toussaint

NB and SB I-5 backed up for miles due to #DeltaFire complete closure.

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@Brent B

#DeltaFire unknown acreage, obviously rapid rate of spread. Almost no scanner traffic.

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@Dave Toussaint

#DeltaFire it's growing quickly.

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@Dave Toussaint

#DeltaFire #cafire Vollmers and I5- Delta Rd Shasta County

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@Mobones

Additional Details

EVACUATIONS

n/a

SCHOOL CLOSURES

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CAUSE

Human

INJURIES

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STRUCTURES THREATENED

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STRUCTURES DESTROYED

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CONDITIONS

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DATA SOURCE

CalFire InciWeb GeoMAC

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

USFS Shasta-Trinity National Forest

COOPERATING AGENCIES

n/a

PHONE NUMBERS

Fire information

530-498-0953


Delta Fire Information

530-498-0953