Carr Fire General Information
Last Modified on August 16, 2018

Carr Fire

Carr Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: August 16, 2018 7:16 pm
Date/Time Started: July 23, 2018 1:15 pm
Administrative Unit: Unified Command: CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit, US Forest Service and NPS Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
County: Shasta County,Trinity County
Location: Hwy 299 and Carr Powerhouse Rd, Whiskeytown
Acres Burned - Containment: 215,368 acres - 72% contained
Structures Destroyed: 1,077 residences, 22 commercial structures, 500 outbuildings destroyed - 191 residences, 26 commercial structures, and 65 outbuildings damaged
Evacuations: 8/16/2018 PM - See the current Carr Fire Incident Update for the latest information on evacuations and road closures.

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Road Closures: See Incident Update linked above
Injuries: 3 firefighter fatalites
Cause: Mechanical Failure of a Vehicle
Cooperating Agencies: PG&E, CAL TRANS, Shasta County Sheriff, CHP, Redding Police Department, Shasta County Fire Department, Shasta County Public Works, CAL OES, Bureau of Land Management, CCC, State Parks, CDCR, Red Cross, Redding Electric, WAPA, California National Guard, Trinity OES, Trinity County Sheriff's Office, Sierra Pacific Industries, AT&T, Shasta County Probation Dept., City of Redding Fire Dept., Shasta County Marshal's Office
Total Fire Personnel: 3,573
Total Fire Engines: 220
Total Fire Crews: 63
Total Helicopters: 12
Total Dozers: 35
Total Water Tenders: 115
Incident Management Team: CAL FIRE IMT#1
Long/Lat: -122.62357/40.65428
Conditions: Safety is a priority as Firefighters continued to secure and construct containment lines throughout the day with increased fire activity due to increased ventilation over the area of the fire. The fire spread remains within the vegetation inside the burn areas which are fuel and topography driven.

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Phone Numbers (530) 225-2510 (Carr Fire Information Line )  
Phone Numbers (530) 448-2466 (Carr Fire Media Line )  
Phone Numbers (530) 734-8762 (Carr Fire Fatality Information Line )  

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