Trinity County

CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit

The Carr Fire is being reported as one of the state’s worst wildfires when it comes to the number of structures destroyed. Cal Fire reports more than 1000 homes, 19 commercial structures and 474 outbuilding were destroyed.  So far it has burned 126, 913 acres and is 37 percent contained.

Six people have died, including two firefighters and four people. Meanwhile there are areas in Redding that have lifted evacuation orders and are now being repopulated. Areas still under evacuation are listed below:

Carr, Mendocino Complex and Garner Complex Fire Update

Jul 30, 2018
Caltrans District 2

Carr Fire 

**Update at 3 PM: Fire has grown to 110,154 acres and is 27% contained.

Repopulation notice: Cal Fire reports that some evacuation orders are lifted for the Carr Fire in Shasta and Trinity Counties.

Northcoast Environmental Center

  13 Environmental stories in 30 minutes - that's the EcoNews Roundup!

On today’s EcoNews Report Roundup Larry Glass, NEC's Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC's Admin & Development Director, cover the following news stories:


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.