North Complex Fire Evening Update for September 10, 2020


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From: 2020 CAPNF North Complex Information <>
Date: September 10, 2020 at 7:33:26 PM PDT
Subject: North Complex Fire Evening Update for September 10, 2020

North Complex Fire Evening Update for September 10, 2020

Incident Start Date: 8/17/2020 Size: 244,203 acres Containment: 23% Resources Assigned:
254 Handcrews: 73 Dozers: 76 Helicopters: 18 Water Tenders: 98 Total Personnel: 3,108

Current Situation

North Zone: From Lee Summit to Claremont Peak, the fire remains in the current footprint. Crews are engaged with tactical firing operations near Lookout Rock and reinforcing structure protection in the Bucks Lake, Haskins, and Highlands areas. Crews are prepping existing roads and building dozer lines to tie in with old fire scars and contingency lines from the Camp Fire. This will eventually tie in with Highway 70 north of Elephant Butte.

South Zone: Tonight, crews will continue to construct line along the Pacific Crest Trail and prep a series of existing roads south of Little Grass Reservoir to tie into La Porte Road. Structures within the Little Grass Valley Reservoir area are not currently impacted or threatened by fire but are being prepped with structure protection and hose lays as a contingency.

West Zone: This area is being managed by CAL FIRE/Butte County: Butte County Sheriff reported 7 additional civilian fatalities for a total of ten.

Evacuations and Road Closures

Mandatory evacuation orders and evacuation advisories are in place for Butte, Plumas, and Yuba Counties. Check the appropriate county’s Facebook page for their latest information.

Weather and Air Quality

Winds have shifted and are now coming from the west. Smoke is currently in the Hazardous category in Quincy and Chester and will continue through the night. Smoke outlook: .

Forest Closures

Due to unprecedented and historic fire conditions throughout the state, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region has closed all eighteen National Forests in California, including the Plumas National Forest.

Meetings are being broadcast daily through Zoom:

California Interagency Incident Management Team 4 is implementing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in both the fire area and surrounding communities

Phone: (530) 316-4487

North Complex Fire PM Update 9-10_2020 FINAL.pdf

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