Barker Fire: CA-SHU Barker Fire, Trinity County
Firefighters continue to battle a wildland fire burning in the brush and timber in Trinity County.
Evacuations: Mandatory evacuations for Barker Creek Rd. An Evacuation Shelter has been set up at the Solid Rock Christian Church, 66 Tule Creek Rd. Hayfork. Road Closures : Highway 3 and Barker Creek Road.Update 08/01/2015 0845: 900 acres, 5% contained. Located northeast of Hayfork. Threat to residences; mandatory evacuations in place for the Barker Creek area. There is a potential threat of lightning in the area today.
Total Fire Personnel: 248
Total Fire Engines: 30
Total Fire crews: 5
Total Helicopters: 1
Total Dozers: 11
Total Water Tenders: 10
Evacuations underway for Hayfork. Group torching observed and spotting 1/3mi ahead.
Date/Time Started: July 31, 2015 12:34 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit
Location: Barker Valley North of Highway 3, 5 miles NE of Hayfork,Trinity County.
GPS: Long/Lat: -123.0779/40.6000
Fuels: Burning in brush and timber Short range spotting.
Special Hazards: Future structure threat, threat to commercial timberIA Resources: AA 240, Ishi Crew 5, 2 ST Charlie's, 4Golfs and 4 additional dozers.
Phone Numbers (530) 225-2510 (Fire Information Line) ,