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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

CA-TNF Sacred Fire: Burning in brush and timber near Sierra City

CA-TNF Sacred Fire - Tahoe National Forest
Forest Service firefighters and cooperators are engaged in a fire burning on private land just north of Sierra City, adjacent to the Tahoe National Forest. Fire size is approximately 30 acres, with a moderate rate of spread. Rotary and fixed wing aircraft are on order.

SACRED FIRE Photo Credit: USFS/Tishner
 Updates:
04/07/2016 1100: CA-TNF Sacred Fire: 23 acres, 100% contained.
04/06/2016 0700: 40 - 60 acres, 40% contained. fire burned onto Tahoe NF. FFs continue building line around the fire. Fire size not expected to increase.
04/05/2016 1700: 30 acres burning in brush and timber. MROS, Fire is located near Sierra City and is currently 5% contained.

More Information: 
Tahoe National Forest
631 Coyote Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-4531(voice)
TTY users dial 711 for telecommunication relay service

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