Evacuations have been lifted.
Road Closures: Platina road open to residents only.
Update 7-13 0830: 3,700 acres, 10% contained. Moderate rate of spread with medium range spotting. Evacuations have been lifted. Platina road open to residents only.
Update 7-12 1830: 2,930 acres, 10% contained. Estes, IMT 1 Cal Fire Team 6 assumed command at 1800 today. The fire is moving at a moderate rate of spread driven by extremely dry fuels and alignment with slope. Mandatory evacuations in effect. Road closures in effect.
Update 7-12 1730: CAL FIRE has arrested a man for allegedly accidentally starting the Bully Fire in the Igo-Ono area of Shasta County. Freddie Alexander Smoke III was taken into custody around 10 p.m. Saturday night.
Roaring Creek Road and Sargent Road. The fire allegedly started when Smoke operated the truck off road, in rough, grass covered terrain. Components of the truck’s exhaust system contacted the dry grass and ignited the vegetation.
Update 7-12 0800: 2,800 acres, 10% contained. Estes, IMT 1 Cal Fire Team 6 has been assigned. The fire made significant uphill runs with short range spotting. Mandatory evacuations in effect. Road closures in effect.
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit
County: Shasta County
Location: Old Bully Choop Road, Community of Igo
Structures Threatened: 50 residences threatened
Resources: Total Fire Personnel: 394
Total Fire Engines: 35
Total Fire crews: 12
Total Helicopters: 5
Total Dozers: 6
Total Water Tenders: 11
Phone Numbers (530) 225-2510 (Bully Fire Information Line)