500 Structures Destroyed by Carr Fire

Jul 28, 2018

The Carr Fire over Whiskeytown Lake.
Credit Cal Fire Shasta-Trinity Unit

A total of 500 homes and structures are destroyed and 75 are damaged by the Carr Fire in Shasta County. Additionally, 4,978 structures are threatened. The fire has grown to 80,906 acres and is 5 percent contained. More than 38,000 people have evacuated. Cal Fire Shasta-Trinity Unit is set to hold a community meeting conference at 4 p.m. today (Saturday, July 28) at Alta Mesa Elementary School-at 2301 Saturn Sky Way in Redding. 

Cal Fire posted an early morning video update today via their Facebook Page: 

*KHSU will update as soon as more information becomes available. 

 Mandatory Evacuation Orders:

Community of French Gulch
SR 299 west of Trinity Mountain Rd to the base of Buckhorn Summit
Whiskey Creek Rd to include the boat launch/day use areas
South along Swasey Dr from SR299 to Placer Rd
West along Placer Rd from Swasey Dr to Prospect Dr
North from Prospect Dr to encompass Middle Park Ranch Land Area
West of Overhill Dr and North of SR 299
North of SR 299 and West of Spinmaker Rd to the end of Harlan Dr
Keswick Dam East to Counter Lane, North to quartz Hill Rd
North of Sacramento River to Keswick Dam Rd, West of Market Street and Lake Blvd to Keswick Dam
North at Lake Blvd and Oasis Rd to Pine Grove Ave and Walker Mine Rd west of Cascade Rd/ I-5
Pine Grove Ave North on Lake Blvd to Shasta Dam incorporating Summit City, North Belt Line and Flannigan Rd
Intersection of Placer Rd and Buenaventura Blvd west to Thompson Lane
Buenaventura Blvd from Placer Rd to Westside Rd
Westside Rd to Keyon Drive incorporating Country Heights and West Redding neighborhood
Buenaventura Blvd to SR 299 to Placer Rd
Placer Road from Buenaventura Blvd to Cloverdale Rd
Cloverdale Rd from Placer Rd to Clear Creek Rd
Clear Creek Rd West from Cloverdale Rd to Honey Bee Rd
Shasta Dam Visitor Center
All of Shasta Dam Blvd
All of Shasta Lake City
Placer Rd from the Clear Creek Bridge to Clear Creek Rd
Placer Rd at Platina Rd to Buell Rd which includes South Fork Rd, Zogg Mine Road, Jenny Bird Lane, Horse Canyon Rd and all residents West of Platina Rd between Placer Rd and Buell Rd
All areas on South Fork Road from Zogg Mine Rd to South Fork Road to include the areas of Bender Rd, Serenity Dr and Serenit Way
Cloverdale Road from Clear Creek Road East to Oak Street in the Community of Happy Valley.
Oak Street from Cloverdale Road to Palm Ave which includes Dale Lane, Panther Road and Heavenly Valley Lane.
Hawthorn Ave from Oak Street to Happy Valley Road. China Gulch Drive from Oak Street to Canyon Road.
These closure areas include all residences north of Cloverdale Road, Hawthorn Road and China Gulch Drive.
Platina Road and Buell Road
Southeast along Platina Road to Bully Choop Road including all residences to the west of Platina Road including Buell Road, Rainbow Lake Road, Rector Creek Road, Old Cannel Road, Mountainside Road, Devils Gap Drive, Baker Ridge Road, Ducket Road, Sunnyhill Road and Bigfoot Road.

Evacuation Centers:

Shasta College
11555 Old Oregon Trail in Redding
Simpson University
2211 College View Drive in Redding
Cross Point Community Church
2960 Hartnell Ave in Redding
Weaverville Elementary School
31020 HWY 3 in Weaverville.

Animal evacuation centers:

Large Animal – Redding Rodeo Grounds 715 Auditorium Drive Redding, Ca.
Small Animal – Haven Humane 9417 East Side Drive Redding, Ca.

Road Closures:

Ashby Road & Lake Blvd 
Beltline at Oasis 
Benton & Quartz Hill Road 
Buckhorn Summit at SR 299 (Eastbound)Buenaventura at Keswick 
Buenventura & Hwy 299 
Caterpillar at Market 
Clear Creek Road & Cloverdale Lane Hwy 299 at Buckhorn Summit Elk Dr at Carnelian 
Eureka Way at Court Street 
Gas Point at Clear Creek Rd 
Iron Mountain Rd at SR 299 
Keswick Dam Boulevard at Keswick Dam Facility 
Keswick Dam Road & Quartz Hill Road 
Lake at Keswick 
Lake at Oasis 
Lake at Quartz Hill 
Lower Springs Rd at Swasey Drive 
Market at Lake 
North Market South of Lake 
North Point at Redwood 
Oasis Road & Lake Blvd 
Placer at Buenaventura 
Placer at Mule Town 
Planting Road & Gas Point Road 
Railroad at Buenaventura 
Ridge Lane at SR 299 
Riviera at Howard 
?SR 299 from Buenaventura Boulevard to Buckhorn Summit SR-273 at Bonnyville 
SR-273 at Branstetter 
SR-273 at Breslauer 
SR-273 at Clear Creek 
SR-273 at Kenyon 
SR-273 at Westside Rd 
Sway Drive & Placer Road 
Texas Springs at Placer 
Texas Springs Road & Honeybee Road