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Goff Fire Information Update
The Goff Fire has grown to 5,061acres and is 15 percent contained.
Fire behavior: The Goff Fire continues to burn actively in the daytime and early evening hours.
Suppression of the Goff Fire has transitioned to the Klamath National Forest's Type 3 Incident Management Team and a National Incident Management Organization Team (NIMO).
Fire Base Camp Notes: The current fire base camp and Incident Command Post is also relocating Wednesday to the Happy Camp Community Park. The relocation allows the Seiad Valley Fire Department to resume normal operations, mitigates traffic hazards along Highway 96, provides fire personnel with additional space for parking fire equipment and vehicles, and allows for room to expand in the event it becomes necessary.
Fire Information meeting for the Seiad Valley community on Thursday, August 23 at 6:00 p.m. at the Seiad Fire Hall. Fire managers will provide an update on the current Goff Fire situation, tactics, weather, and fire behavior. Seiad Valley residents are encouraged to attend.
Weather: Firefighters can expect a maximum temperature of 88 degrees and with a minimum humidity of 19-24% today. Winds will be light at 4 to 6 mph out of the west and northwest, with gusts to 10 mph.
Closures & Fire Restrictions
Multiple trail closures are in effect including the Pacific Crest Trail. Please check the closure information posted on InciWeb at: www.inciweb.org/incident/3117/ or on the Klamath National Forests website at: www.fs.usda.gov/klamath.
Fort Complex - Goff Fire Summary:
Size: 5,061 acres
Date Started: August 5, 2012
Injuries-to-Date: 6, with other minor injuries.
Impacts: A smoke advisory has been issued by Siskiyou County: http://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/
Total Personnel: 506
Cost-to-Date: $9.132 million
Fire Information Line: (530) 841-4451