Flat Fire Update 7/17/2012 Pm
Incident: Flat Fire Wildfire
July 17, 2012 7:30 pm
Location: 16 miles west of Junction City, California along Hwy. 299
Command: Northern California Interagency Incident Management Team 1 (Whitcome)
Start Date & Report Time: July 11, 2012 at 5:03 PM Cause: Under Investigation
Acres: 1688 Containment: 100%
Resources: Hand Crews: 16
Water Tenders: 9
Structures Threatened: 0
Structures Damaged: 0
Estimated Cost-to-Date: $3,700,000
Total personnel assigned to the incident: 470
Current Situation: The Flat Fire is burning on U.S. Forest Service land on the Trinity River Management Unit of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest near the community of Del Loma. Tomorrow command of the fire will return to the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. The fire has been burning along Highway 299 in the Del Loma area. Travelers on Highway 299 should be alert for the possibility of debris falling on the road. Use caution in the fire area as firefighters and equipment will still be working. The highway may be closed at times due to fire activity. Today firefighters fully contained this fire and will remain on the incident as needed to ensure complete control.
Additional Information: Additional fire information can be obtained by calling the Shasta-Trinity National Forest Public Affairs Officer Robin Croft at (530) 226-2494.