Carr Fire Update

Jul 28, 2018

The Carr Fire in Shasta County continues to engulf areas between west Redding and French Gulch. At the time of Cal Fire’s update issued Friday night, 48,312 acres have burned. Five-hundred structures have been destroyed and 75 damaged. There are 4,978 structures threatened.

The Cal fire report states, “Firefighters worked aggressively through the day to build containment lines around the Carr Fire. Continued hot dry weather is forecasted for the remainder of the weekend with triple digit temperatures. The winds, high temperatures and dry vegetation still have the potential to fuel fire growth. The number of damaged and destroyed structures reflected may change.”

Road closures include areas of SR-299 and SR-273.

For additional information, the Carr Fire phone number is (530) 225-2510.

MANDATORY EVACUATIONS are in place for the following areas:

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


Residents located east of Trinity Mountain Road use evacuation center located at Shasta College 11555 Old Oregon Trail in Redding.

Residents located west of Trinity Mountain Road use evacuation center located at 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.

For information on evacuation notifications you can visit