Moonlight Fire Incident

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64,997 Acres


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Active for 15 days  

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1 County


Last Updated09/19/07 7:00 AM
Date Started09/03/07 2:25 PM
Date Contained09/19/07 7:00AM
Location InformationSix miles Northeast of Greenville
Administrative UnitPlumas National Forest
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

Heavy fuels continued to burn in the interior of the fire and crews continue to seek out and extinguish hot spots along the perimeter. A type III federal management team will assume command of the fire on Tuesday 9/18 at 6 a.m.
The North Arm Indian Valley and Diamond Mountain roads remain open to residents only. The mandatory evacuation remains in effect for: Taylor Lake, Wilcox Valley, and Antelope Lake. A forest closure is in place to ensure safety in the vicinity of the fire. All major highways remain open, however most Forest roads are closed to access. Evacuations and road closures are being re-evaluated.

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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1 Structure Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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7 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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34 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Agency Information

Plumas National Forest
CAL FIRE, California Highway Patrol, Plumas County Sheriff, Lassen County Sheriff, Red Cross, & Plumas County OES

Resources Assigned

CAL FIRE owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. In support of its ground forces, the CAL FIRE emergency response air program includes 23 Grumman S-2T 1,200 gallon airtankers, 12 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, 9 CALFIRE Hawks, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

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1 Helicopter

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42 Engines

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11 Dozers

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34 Water Tenders

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707 Personnel

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11 Crews