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Thursday, July 4, 2013

NORTHERN REGION JULY LIGHTNING - Lightning Series 4,900 Lightning Strikes in North Ops in past 24 hours largest fire 502 acres #CALFIRE #USFS #CaFire

NORTHERN REGION JULY LIGHTNING

Update 1930: CA-LMU Fox Fire: 502 acres, 80% contained. Full containment expected this evening.
Update 1530:  CAL FIRE battling 24 fires for 755 acres. CA-LMU Fox Fire (formerly named 3-7 Fire): 502 acres, 50% contained.

Northern Region July Lightning Incident Information:
Last Updated: July 4, 2013 10:45 am
Date/Time Started: July 2, 2013 12:00 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Northern Region
County: Multiple counties
Location: Throughout northeastern California
Acres Burned - Containment: 754 acres
Estimated Containment 24 fires - 754 acres
Conditions: Over 4,900 Lightning Strikes in the Region over the past 24 hours

Siskiyou Unit
4 Fires - largest fire 1 acre, all fires staffed
Lassen-Modoc-Plumas Unit
7 Fires - largest fire 502 acres, all fires staffed
Mendocino Unit
3 Fires - largest fire < 1 acre, resources enroute
Tehama-Glenn Unit
1 Fire - 250 acres, fire staffed
Shasta-Trinity Unit
5 Fires - largest fire < 1 acre, all fires staffed
Humboldt-Del Norte Unit
4 Fires - largest fire 2 acres


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