Evacuation Information: The Red Cross has opened up an evacuation shelter at Big League Dreams - 20155 Viking Way - Redding.
Forward Rd at Graham to the C Line.
Forward Mill Rd from Rock Creek Rd to Forward Camp Rd.
Rock Creek Rd from Manton Rd to Long Hay Flat Rd.
All of Long Hay Flat Rd and Woodcutter Way.
Southside of Highway 44 from Wilson Hill Rd to Viola.
Northside of Hwy 44 from Lake McCumber to Viola.
One Picture - Three Fires - Ponderosa, Reading, and Chips Wildfire Plumes
All three Plumes Showing - Red Bluff Airport 8-18-12
Credit: Elisa Correa
County: Tehama / Shasta Counties
Location: Off Ponderosa Way, southeast of Manton
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Tehama-Glenn Unit
Date Started: August 18, 2012 11:37 am
Phone Numbers (530) 225-2510 (Fire Information)
Structures Destroyed: 4 structures destroyed
Threatened: 3000 residences, 20 commercial properties and 300 outbuildings
Cause: Under investigation
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, Tehama and Shasta Co. Sheriff, CHP, CDCR, CAL TRANS, SPI, PGE
Total Fire Personnel: 974 (710 CAL FIRE)
Engines: 105 (69 CAL FIRE)
Fire crews: 22 (18 CAL FIRE)
Helicopters: 3 helicopters
Dozers: 31 (17 CAL FIRE)
Water tenders: 20 water tenders
Conditions: The fire is spreading north-northeast from the Manton area toward the communities of Shingletown and Viola.