U.S. Forest Service – Shasta-Trinity National Forest
10h · U.S. Forest Service – Shasta-Trinity National Forest firefighters and partners are responding to two confirmed lightning fires after a brief series of thunderstorms passed over the western side of the forest. More lightning is predicted, and crews are prepared to respond as fires are detected.Update, 7 a.m. July 30: Both fires were active overnight, and air attack is currently assessing acreage and resource needs. No evacuations or closures are associated with either fire. An update will be posted as soon as reports are in. 8:30 p.m. The #RushFire is located in the Trinity Alps and has smokejumpers assigned. It is currently estimated at about 1/4 acre in heavy fuels.The #McFarlandFire is located south of Highway 36 near Wildwood and has ground resources assigned. It is currently estimated at about 4 acres. Google maps and coordinates of the two fires, photo courtesy of ALERTWildfire Hayfork Divide camera.