Willard Fire Incident

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2,575 Acres


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Active for 10 days  

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1 County


Last Updated09/22/16 7:00 AM
Date Started09/11/16 11:33 AM
Date Contained09/22/16 7:00AM
Location Informationoff of Willard Creek Road, west of Susanville
Lat/Long[40.3915, -120.7845]
Administrative UnitCAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit
Command TeamCAL FIRE Incident Management Team 5
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

The Willard Fire is now 100% contained. Crews will continue to monitor the fire over the next few weeks. CAL FIRE wishes to thank the local, state and federal agencies that assisted with fire suppression, traffic control, and evacuations and to also thank the community for their support during this incident.

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Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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7 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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1 Injury

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Contact Information

Fire Information
(530) 310-2226

Agency Information

CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit, USFS LNF, BLM, Susanville City, Susanville Police, Sierra Army Depot, Standish Litchfield Fire, Milford Fire, Janesville Fire, Lake Forest Fire, Hamilton Branch Fire, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Highway Patrol, Red Cross, Lassen County OES, Lassen County Sheriff’s Office, Susan River FD, Susanville City Fire, Bureau of Land Management, CA Office of Emergency Service, California Conservation Corp, and WM Beaty

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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2 Engines

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2 Dozers

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2 Water Tenders

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78 Personnel

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3 Crews