Incident UpdateFawn Fire

Date: 09/23/2021 Time: 7:36 PM

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Incident Facts

Name
Fawn Fire
Start Date/Time
2021-09-22
Incident Status
Active
Location
Fawndale Rd and Radcliff Rd, 5 miles northeast of Shasta Lake
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Counties
Shasta
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit
Size
5500
Containment
5
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
2000
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Wind driven fire activity challenged firefighters throughout the day causing significant fire growth and rapidly changing conditions. Damage inspection teams have started assessments and are ongoing. Residents within evacuation warnings should be prepared to leave if fire activity increases.

Road Closures

All roads off Old Oregon Trail in both directions between Bear Mountain Road north to Interstate 5. All roads off Bear Mountain Road in both directions from Dry Creek Road and Old Oregon Trail.

Evacuation Zones

Evacuation Orders
  • All of Holiday Road south of Old Oregon Trail.
  • All roads north of Old Oregon Trail at Akrich north to Pine Grove & east of Interstate 5.
  • Tierra Oaks and the surrounding area.
  • All roads east of Dry Creek along Elk Trail east, north to Shasta Lake, and back down Dry Creek.
  • All roads off Old Oregon Trail in both directions between Bear Mountain north to Interstate 5.
  • All roads off Bear Mountain in both directions between Dry Creek and Old Oregon Trail.
Evacuation Warnings
  • All roads on the west side of Interstate 5, west to the railroad tracks and on the north side of Shasta Dam Boulevard north to Old Oregon trail.
  • All roads west of Interstate 5all roads west of Interstate 5 to Ashby between Pine Grove and Shasta Dam.
  • All roads west of Interstate 5 to Ashby between Pine Grove and Shasta Dam.
  • All roads west of Interstate 5 to the railroad tracks, south of Bass Dr to Old Oregon Trail.
  • All areas north of Highway 299, East of I-5, to Old Oregon Trail, to Pine Grove Avenue.

Residents within evacuation warnings should be prepared to leave if fire activity increases.

Evacuation Centers

First Church of the Nazareen 2225 Bechelli Lane Redding, California 96002

Assigned Resources

Engines
85
Water Tenders
25
Helicopters
11
Air Tankers
Dozers
17
Hand Crews
28
Other
950
Total Personnel
Cooperating Agencies
Name URL
CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit https://twitter.com/CALFIRESHU
Shasta County Fire Department, Redding Fire Department, Shasta Lake Fire Protection District, Mountain Gate Fire Protection District, United States Forest Service, Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Conservation Corps, California National Guard, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, American Red Cross, Redding Police Department, California Highway Patrol