Update: Grape Fire Now 60 Percent Contained

May 2, 2018

 

Fire crews work to reduce damage from the Grape Fire on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
Credit inciweb.nwcg.gov

Both the Six Rivers and Shasta-Trinity National Forests Services have released an update that the Grape Fire is currently at 244 acres but containment has increased to 60 percent as of May 1st. According to officials there will be a meeting on Thursday May, 3rd at 4 p.m. at the volunteer fire station in Hyampom. District Rangers and District Fire Management Officers from both Forest Services will be at the meetings to address questions and concerns. 

There are two crews, two engines and one team assigned to the incident. The cause of the fire is still under investigation and area closures are in effect. The specific areas, listed on INCIWEB. are below: 

Area Closures: A Forest closure is now in effect for the Grape Fire. Closure area boundary begins at the junction of Forest Road No. 4N20 and Trinity County Road 311, then continues west along the southern edge of Forest Road No. 4N20 to its intersection with Forest Road No. 4N31, then continues northwest along the western edge of Forest Road No. 4N31 to its intersection with Forest Road No. 4N11B, then continues west and northwest along Forest Road No. 4N11B to its intersection with Section 23 (Township 4 North, Range 5 East Humboldt Meridian), then continues north along the eastern boundary of Section 23 to its intersection with Section 14 (Township 4 North, Range 5 East Humboldt Meridian), then continues north along the eastern boundary of Section 14 to its intersection with Forest Road No. 4N13, then continues east along Forest Road No. 4N13 to its intersection with Trinity County Road 311, then continues southeast along the western edge of Trinity County Road 311 back to the starting point.

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