Red Bank Fire Incident
Active for 8 days
|Last Updated||09/13/19 7:59 PM|
|Date Started||09/05/19 1:19 PM|
|Date Contained||09/13/19 7:00PM|
|Location Information||Off Hammer Loop Road and Petty John Road, West of Red Bluff|
|Administrative Unit||CAL FIRE Tehama Glenn Unit|
|Reports||Click here for prior status reports|
CAL FIRE IMT 5 is working in conjunction with the United States Forest Service and CIIMT 16 resources, and has assumed suppression responsibilities for State Responsibility Area land located south of Cottonwood Creek. The total number of resources stated above includes both Branch Ten of the South Fire and the Red Bank Fire incident.
Motorists should drive cautiously and always yield to emergency vehicles that are traveling on and off of the roads and highways. Fire danger remains elevated and everyone should continue to use extreme caution and refrain from daily activities that may spark a wildland fire. “Ready, Set, Go” is a user-friendly website that shows homeowners step-by-step instructions for hardening their homes and protecting their families from the dangers of wildfires. For more information, visit www.readyforwildfire.org.
Damages and Losses
Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities
CAL FIRE Tehama-Glenn Unit PIO
Tehama County Sheriff's Office
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.