|Carr Fire Incident Information:|
|Last Updated:||August 18, 2018 6:49 am|
|Date/Time Started:||July 23, 2018 1:15 pm|
|Administrative Unit:||Unified Command: CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit, US Forest Service and NPS Whiskeytown National Recreation Area|
|County:||Shasta County,Trinity County|
|Location:||Hwy 299 and Carr Powerhouse Rd, Whiskeytown|
|Acres Burned - Containment:||224,099 acres - 79% contained|
|Structures Destroyed:||1,079 residences, 22 commercial structures, 503 outbuildings destroyed - 190 residences, 26 commercial structures, and 63 outbuildings damaged|
|Evacuations:||8/18/2018 AM - See the current Carr Fire Incident Update for the latest information on evacuations and road closures.
Click to see a live Evacuation and Repopulation Map for residents in the communities affected by evacuation orders.
|Road Closures:||See Incident Update linked above|
|Injuries:||3 firefighter fatalites|
|Cause:||Mechanical Failure of a Vehicle|
|Cooperating Agencies:||PG&E, CAL TRANS, Shasta County Sheriff, CHP, Shasta County Fire Department, Shasta County Public Works, CAL OES, Bureau of Land Management, CCC, State Parks, CDCR, California National Guard, Sierra Pacific Industries, AT&T|
|Total Fire Personnel:||3,313|
|Total Fire Engines:||185|
|Total Fire Crews:||72|
|Total Water Tenders:||90|
|Incident Management Team:||CAL FIRE IMT#1|
|Conditions:||Safety is a priority as firefighters continued to secure and construct containment lines with fire activity continuing through the night on upper slopes while activity near the lake was moderated due to the moisture. The fire spread remains within the vegetation inside the burn areas which are fuel and topography driven. As residents and the public are able to use State Route 299, remember to drive carefully as fire crews and emergency personnel are still working in the area.
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|Phone Numbers||(530) 225-2510 (Carr Fire Information Line )|
|Phone Numbers||(530) 448-2466 (Carr Fire Media Line )|
|Phone Numbers||(530) 734-8762 (Carr Fire Fatality Information Line )|