Incident UpdateFawn Fire

Date: 09/25/2021 Time: 12:30 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
Arson
Counties
Shasta
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit
Size
7544
Containment
10
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
9066
Structures Destroyed
100
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

FAWN FIRE COMMUNITY MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT - September 25, 2021 10:00 a.m.:

WHEN: 6:00 p.m. today September 25, 2021
WHERE: Shasta College Theatre, 11555 Old Oregon Trail Redding, CA
WHAT: Fire and law enforcement officials will provide an update on the current status of the Fawn Fire and will be available to answer questions after the press conference. The community meeting will be livestreamed on the CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Facebook page and CAL FIRE IMT 4 YouTube, viewers may also ask questions in the comments section.

 

Current Situation:

Full suppression strategy continues for the Fawn Fire through a combination of direct and indirect tactics. Current winds continue to diminish as high pressure settles over the weekend. Winds will be south/southwest with gusts up to 15 MPH today. Rain is predicted starting late Monday through Tuesday afternoon. Based on an informal “windshield survey” fire crews have identified approximately 100 structures that have been damaged or destroyed. CAL FIRE Damage inspection teams will begin a detailed official damage assessment today. Residents within evacuation warnings should be prepared to leave if fire activity increases.

Road Closures
  • Dry Creek Road at Squaw Grass Trail
  • Old Oregon Trail at La Crescenta Drive – City of Redding
  • Old Oregon Trail at Holiday Lane
  • Union School at Phaedra Lane
  • Fawndale Road at I-5

 

Evacuation Zones

Evacuation Orders
  • All of Holiday Road south of Old Oregon Trail.
  • 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.
  • All roads east of I-5, north of Old Oregon Trail all the way north to Shasta Lake
Evacuation Warnings
  • All roads north of Old Oregon Trail at Akrich north to Pine Grove & east of I-5.
  • Tierra Oaks and the surrounding area.

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
172
Water Tenders
29
Helicopters
11
Air Tankers
Dozers
45
Hand Crews
37
Other
Total Personnel
1663
Cooperating Agencies
Cooperating Agencies: 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