Last Updated
01/04/2019 9:38 AM
Date Started
07/20/2018 1:26 PM
Date Contained
01/04/2019 9:38 AM
Location Information
Highland Ridge Rd & Trinity Mt Rd, French Gulch
Latitude / Longitude
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit

Resources Assigned

  • 98
  • 7
  • 4
    Water Tenders
  • 4

Numerous firefighting air tankers from throughout the State are flying fire suppression missions as conditions allow.

Status Update

Situation Summary

Fire suppression repair is now beginning as part of the land rehabilitation process.

Crews made good progress today constructing line around the fire.

Smoke may still be visible in the area over the next few days as crew work towards 100% containment.

Crews are dealing with heavy fuels and steep terrain which require extensive mop-up work.

The cause of the fire was determined to be a campfire located at an illegal marijuana grow site.

Agency Information

CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit

Shasta County Fire Department

Shasta Fire Department

Millville Fire Protection District

Mountain Gate Fire Protection District

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)