[env-trinity] Junction Fire

Byron bwl3 at comcast.net
Mon Jul 31 14:43:36 PDT 2006


Junction Fire


Junction Fire Incident Information: 


Last Updated: 

July 31, 2006 7:00 am  

 


Date/Time Started: 

July 29, 2006 12:20 pm   


Administrative Unit:

CDF Shasta-Trinity Unit 


County:

Trinity   


Location:

West of Weaverville  


Acres Burned: 

3,126  


Containment

50% contained - 3,126 acres, full containment expected August 1 at 8 p.m.   


Structures Destroyed:

1 residence destroyed  


Evacuations: 

Evacuations have been lifted.  


Injuries: 

3  


Cause: 

Under Investigation 


Cooperating Agencies: 

US Forest Service, National Park Service, CHP, Trinity County Sheriffs
Office, local government   


Total Fire Personnel: 

1,556 (1,307 CDF)  


Fire crews: 

39 CDF   


Engines: 

145 (101 CDF)  


Airtankers: 

1 CDF  


Helicopters: 

4 (2 CDF)  


Dozers: 

31 (14 CDF)   


Water tenders: 

18  


Costs to date: 

$1.2 million  


Major Incident Command Team: 

CDF Team #4  


Conditions: 

All evacuations have been lifted.

Hwy 299 is opened to CHP escorted traffic. 

  


Phone Numbers 

1 (530) 225-2510 (Junction Fire Information) 

 

 

Byron Leydecker

Chair, Friends of Trinity River

Advisor, California Trout, Inc

PO Box 2327

Mill Valley, CA 94942-2327

415 383 4810 ph

415 383 9562 fx

bwl3 at comcast.net

bleydecker at stanfordalumni.org

http://www.fotr.org

http:www.caltrout.org 

 

 

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