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Red Salmon Complex grows to 3,420 acres

The wildfire started on Monday, July 27th because of lightning.

Posted: Aug 1, 2020 9:58 AM
Updated: Aug 4, 2020 9:46 PM

ORLEANS, Cali ---The Red Salmon Complex is now 3,420 acres and is still zero percent contained.

There are 824 personnel assigned to the complex that is burning in the Six Rivers and Shasta-Trinity National Forests. Fire crews say they have made progress building direct and indirect control lines on the fires. This complex is made up of two fires: the Red Fire and the Salmon Fire. A base camp was estabilshed Tuesday in Orleans. California Interagency Incident Management Team 14 says they continue to make COVID-19 precautions a priority at all incident camps. An estimated containment date is Friday, August 28th.

Smoke continues to be an issue with air quality impacts in the immediate vicintiy of the fire in the morning then smoke flows southeast throughout the day.

Access to Big Rock River is still closed to the public. 

UPDATE: 9:30 pm 08/04/2020


The Red Salmon Complex is burning 1,060 acres in the Six Rivers and Shasta Trinity National Forests. 

There is no containment at this time. The U.S Forest Service says firefighters and additional resources have arrived to help fight this fire. Fire crews are working in rugged terrain with challenging access. Helicopters are also being used. On Friday, access to Big Rock River was closed for helicopter bucket use. 

Two fires make up this complex. The Red Fire and the Salmon Fire. The fires are burning in remote wilderness areas. On Saturday, crews plan to continue placing control lines and improving old control lines. 

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