Effective November 29, 2012 - Due to recent rains and anticipated storms, sections of the Bagley Fire Area have been closed. Please visit the Shasta-Trinity NF Fall Storm Incident (Indicent #3313) for more information.
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The Bagley Fire is 100% contained. About 130 firefighters and other support personnel will remain on the fire to patrol the perimeter and ensure the fire remains within its established containment lines. Crews will also continue with suppression and road repair within the perimeter of the fire.
Transfer of command from the South Central Sierra Interagency Incident Management Team back to the Shasta-Trinity National Forest took place on September 22, 2012 at 6:00 AM. This will be the last formal news release on the Bagley Fire. For future updates about the Bagley Fire, please contact Shasta-Trinity National Forest at (530) 275-1587.
|Date of Origin||Saturday August 18th, 2012 approx. 10:07 AM|
|Location||4 miles west of Big Bend, CA|
|Incident Commander||David Cooper|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday September 15th, 2012 approx. 06:00 PM|
Timber litter and understory, brush and hardwood stands intermixed. Fire area has conifer, brush, hardwood stands, logging slash, and pine plantations. High live to dead ratio in brush exists and conifer stands have a heavy loading of dead/down material.
Visible interior smoke is generated by deeply imbedded heat within thick duff, stump holes and large stationary fuels. Fire will continue to show heat as these areas cool off.
Forest Service road closures remain in effect.
Continue suppression repair efforts to minimize future sediment issues due to runoff into the McCloud River corridor. Continue mop-up, line improvement and suppressiopn repair. general actions will include: grading, pulling ditches, pulling back side cast and berms, and re-establishing rolling dips, and cleaning culvert inlets. Support READ and BAER operations with logistical needs.
The Bagley Fire will transition to a Type 3 incident starting Sat September 22 at 0600. Fire suppression repair will seamlessly transition as significant progress is made in all phases of fire line suppression repair,safely achieving objectives, while enhancing stakeholder support of incident management. Suppression repair work consists of: 39.8 miles of dozer line, 6.3 miles of hand line, 29.3 miles of road and other line, 65.1 miles of chipping, and 61.5 miles of road repair Water quality and fisheries continue to be a major concern for suppression repair efforts along the McCloud River. Federal acres burned: 32,208 Non-federal: 13,803. Two helicopters, one light and one medium remain on the Bagley Incident.