As of August 15, the Salt Creek Fire has been declared "controlled" It will remain in patrol status. This means that regular visual surveillance is taking place. For a definition of "control" and other firefighting terms, please see the Glossary of Firefighting Terms
The fire is located on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest (Shasta Lake Ranger District) approximately 20 miles north of Redding along Interstate 5.
Work to repair any disturbances done to natural resources by the dozer and hand lines within the fire perimeter has been completed. A Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team has completed initial assessments into area disturbance, and will continue in their plans for area rehabilitation over the coming weeks.
Fire Investigators are interested in your help. If you have any information about the cause of the fire, please call the tip line at 530-226-2766.
|Date of Origin||Wednesday August 01st, 2012 approx. 01:38 PM|
|Location||Along I-5 in the Salt Creek & Gilman Road area|
|Incident Commander||Bobby Olds|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday August 04th, 2012 approx. 06:00 PM|
Hardwood litter with mixed conifer and chapparal.
Fire behavior is creeping and smoldering.
Bobby Olds took over as ICT4 on 8/12/2012.
Final mop up is underway. The permiter continues to be patrolled.
Control of the Salt Creek Fire will be returned to the Shasta Lake Ranger District of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest at 0800 on August 15, 2012.