Eiler Fire Incident

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32,416 Acres


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Active for 24 days  

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1 County


Last Updated08/25/14 10:00 AM
Date Started07/31/14 6:04 PM
Date Contained08/25/14 10:00AM
Location Information12 miles southeast of Burney near Old Station
Lat/Long[40.72, -121.562]
Administrative UnitCAL FIRE / USFS - Lassen National Forest
Command TeamCAL FIRE Incident Management Team 5
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

Fire engines and crews continue to mop up and patrol the fire perimeter. Watch for slow moving firefighting equipment on the roadway in and around the fire area. Fire Suppression Repair Teams are actively engaged working around the fire perimeter and affected areas. Demobilization of resources continues, allowing them to be available for other incidents.

“Wildfire is coming, are you ready?” Take action immediately when wildfire strikes, visit www.readyforwildfire.org and GO, when asked to evacuate.

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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21 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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11 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Contact Information

Eiler Fire Information Line
(530) 225-2510
Eiler Fire Media Information Line
(213) 503-4401

Agency Information

CAL FIRE / USFS - Lassen National Forest, Shasta County Fire, Burney Fire District, BLM, Shasta County Sheriff's Office, CHP, CDCR, PG&E, Sierra Pacific Industries, W. Beatty Co. Georgia Forestry Commission, Louisiana Office of Forestry

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, 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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8 Engines

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4 Water Tenders

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78 Personnel

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1 Crew