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Gasquet Complex Fire

  • Del Norte County
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  • Started: Aug 03, 2015
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  • Last Updated: Thursday, October 01, 2015 10:06 PM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

30,361

No new updates for this fire. 30361 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause was lightning Road closures are in effect. See details below.

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?

YES
Nearby roads have been closed. Learn more

Additional Details

EVACUATIONS

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ROAD CLOSURES

South Fork Road to Howland Hill Road opened at 11 a.m. per, Del Norte County.

SCHOOL CLOSURES

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CAUSE

Lightning

INJURIES

6

STRUCTURES THREATENED

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STRUCTURES DESTROYED

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CONDITIONS

Humidities over the ridges lowered into the 30-40% range around sunrise this morning, while elevations below 3500 feet recovered into the 60-80% range.Northeast winds of 10-15 mph developed on the ridgetops with light downslope winds elsewhere. Along the Smith River, east winds gusted in the 15-25 mph range early this morning. Temperatures fell into the 50s across all elevations. Warmer and drier conditions are expected over the fire area today highs in the 70s on the ridges and in the 90s at lower elevations. Afternoon relative humidities will lower into the 18-28% range. Gusty winds will exist from the northeast on the ridges during the morning hours before weakening a bit and becoming northwest in the afternoon. The lower elevations of the fire will primarily see upslope/upvalley winds. A morning inversion will trap smoke in some of the lower valleys before lifting shortly after midday.

DATA SOURCE

InciWeb

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

Six Rivers National Forest

COOPERATING AGENCIES

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PHONE NUMBERS

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