Carr Fire General Information
Last Modified on August 18, 2018

Carr Fire

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 Helicopters: 13
Total Dozers: 33
Total Water Tenders: 90
Incident Management Team: CAL FIRE IMT#1
Long/Lat: -122.62357/40.65428
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 )  

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