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Lava Fire Update: Containment Reaches 39%

So far, 24,752 acres have burned.

Posted: Jul 4, 2021 9:41 AM

WEED, Ca.-- Fire crews continue to work toward the containment of the Lava Fire.

So far, 24,752 acres have burned and flames are 39% contained. The Shasta-Trinity National Forest crews do not expect full containment until approximately Monday, July 12.

Live fuel moistures are low at this point.

Overnight fire behavior continued to moderate and there was no effect from nocturnal thunderstorms observed. There was only growth on the southeast portion of the Lava Fire as it continues to creep up the inaccessible slopes of Mt Shasta and interior pockets of fuels continued to burn.

Very dry and unstable conditions remain in portions of Eastern Sikiyou.

Weather conditions will be unstable July 4 with plume domination possible in the afternoon. There could be a few showers and thunderstorms that develop in the afternoon and evening. Gusty and erratic winds are also possible.

Planned actions for the fire are to protect critical infrastructure and cultural resources using direct tactics supported by aircraft. Crews will also continue control line operations and mop-up while contingency planning also remains a high priority.

Approximately 1,200 residents of communities of Lake Shastina and Carrick continue to return to their residences. Fire has spread over the Union Pacific rail lines and reconstruction of damaged trestles has begun. The fire is still active, with spread to the northeast mid slope of Mt. Shasta.

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Cases: 345344

Reported Deaths: 4084
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Washington37724310
Marion35705439
Clackamas28835298
Lane26661291
Jackson22465297
Deschutes19252122
Umatilla14081139
Linn12200114
Douglas11664238
Josephine9174191
Yamhill8438108
Klamath7549106
Polk707380
Malheur542374
Benton521531
Coos481591
Columbia368143
Jefferson355650
Union309944
Lincoln306033
Wasco275839
Crook263643
Clatsop238027
Baker195628
Tillamook191926
Hood River186036
Morrow180223
Curry177019
Harney106424
Grant96512
Lake86910
Wallowa65712
Gilliam1484
Sherman1453
Wheeler941
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California Coronavirus Cases

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Cases: 4802761

Reported Deaths: 70456
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles147341026379
Riverside3689534978
San Diego3631694151
San Bernardino3558485562
Orange3224975513
Sacramento1574982273
Santa Clara1443001886
Fresno1437452048
Kern1437161600
Alameda1197741365
San Joaquin1016431696
Ventura1004421162
Contra Costa99102969
Stanislaus849231310
Tulare78753945
San Francisco53974644
San Mateo53781618
Monterey50676582
Solano45734334
Santa Barbara44770518
Merced41680577
Sonoma40638400
Placer38813412
Imperial35591762
Kings32197312
San Luis Obispo29590330
Madera23420281
Butte23298257
Shasta23230334
Santa Cruz20830217
Yolo20092247
Marin17570243
El Dorado16947149
Sutter13762169
Napa12797100
Yuba992780
Tehama9240103
Humboldt9085108
Nevada902590
Mendocino751686
Lassen743743
San Benito735972
Tuolumne671793
Lake6499103
Amador536763
Siskiyou442742
Glenn429930
Calaveras380279
Del Norte355739
Colusa301618
Inyo194239
Mono16285
Plumas15476
Mariposa126215
Trinity85811
Modoc6678
Sierra1710
Unassigned1480
Alpine1020
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