Incident UpdateMcFarland Fire

Date: 08/18/2021 Time: 8:46 AM

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Fire Information Line: Fire Information Line: (530) 330-4048 (8am-8pm daily)
Fire Information Email: 2021.mcfarland@firenet.gov 

Incident Facts

Name
McFarland Fire
Start Date/Time
2021-07-30
Incident Status
Active
Location
McFarland Ridge and Baker Flat, west of Platina
Type
Fire
Cause
Counties
Shasta
Admin Unit
Unified Command: Shasta-Trinity National Forest, CAL FIRE Tehama-Glenn Unit
Size
107102
Containment
51
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Current Situation:

The Shasta-Trinity National Forest and CAL FIRE Tehama-Glenn Unit are in unified command on the McFarland Fire currently 98,407 acres and 51% contained.

Road Closures:

Hwy 36 is closed from Hwy 3 to Bowman Road. For current road information visit quickmap.dot.ca.gov  

Evacuation Orders:

  • 1 mile north of Highway 36 from Platina to Vestal Road
  • All homes south of Highway 36 including all of Tedoc Road
  • East to and including all of Vestal Road
  • North of Pettyjohn Road to Hwy 36W
  • West of the intersection of Hwy 36W
  • Canon Road to Tehama/Trinity County line

Evacuation Warnings:

  • All homes on the south side and all homes to 1 mile north of Highway 36 from the Shasta/Trinity County line to Platina
  • North of Bowman Road and Hwy 36W west of Luce Griswold to the Tehama/Trinity County line

Assigned Resources

Engines
Water Tenders
Helicopters
Air Tankers
Dozers
Hand Crews
Other
Total Personnel
Cooperating Agencies
Name Phone URL
Shasta-Trinity National Forest (530) 226-2500 https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7746/
CAL FIRE Tehama-Glen Unit https://twitter.com/CALFIRETGU