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Friday, September 6, 2013

CA-MDF- Davis Creek Complex 90 acres, 100% contained. Fire acreage was reduced due to improved mapping.. Modoc National Forest [FINAL] #CaFire

Davis Creek Complex  Wildfires Modoc National Forest 

Davis Creek Complex Fires
Credit: USFS

The Davis Creek Complex is comprised of four fires about 18 miles northeast of Alturas, Calif. Two of the fires south of Davis Creek have been contained. Two fires north of Davis Creek have grown together and are estimated at about 160 acres. Cal Fire played a major role in the initial attack on these fires.

Update 9-7-13 0700 ONC: 90 acres, 100% contained. 
Fire acreage was reduced due to improved mapping.
Update 9-6-13 0700 ONC: 160 acres, 20% contained. Expected containment 9/7/2013. Scofield, Type 3 IC. 
Fire is located near the community Davis Creek.  Complex consists of four fires.  Two fires are on SRA lands and are contained at 10 acres.  Two fires are on FRA MDF lands and have burned together for 150 acres.  Fire spread towards the community of Davis Creek is a concern. . Significant progress was made overnight on handline construction.  Handline construction will continue today, along with handline improvement and mop up around structures
Location: Near the community Davis Creek. 18 miles northeast of Alturas, Calif. 
IA: - Thursday September 05th, 2013 approx. 02:00 PM
IA Resources: 
ROC: Fire exhibited running, torching and spotting during first operational period
ROS: -
Structure Threats: Possible future threats
Situation Concerns/Alerts:  Fire spread towards the community of Davis Creek is a concern. 
Situation Comments: Complex consists of four fires.  Two fires are on SRA lands and are contained at 10 acres.  Two fires are on FRA MDF lands and have burned together for 150 acres.  
Additional Resource Notes: -
Radio Frequencies: -
Online Scanners: -
Weather: -
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