530 Fire Watch: Cal Fire suspends arising bake permits


According to a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, about 95 percent of California wildfires are human-caused.


July 6

Noting a dry conditions and high glow danger, a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is no longer arising permits to bake landscape waste outside in Shasta and Trinity counties.

The anathema on outside blazing took outcome Monday, Jul 6. Agricultural, land management, glow training and other industrial-type blazing might continue, as prolonged as Cal Fire inspects a bake site and issues a special permit, Cal Fire officials said.

Since Jan. 1, there have been 3,562 wildland fires statewide, Cal Fire said. 

Campfires are still allowed, as prolonged as there is a assent and the fires are built to forestall widespread to wildland. Campfire permits are available from glow stations or online during PreventWildfireCA.org.

Illegal fireworks might have started weed glow in Redding

July 5

A 2-acre foliage glow off Hilltop Drive on Sunday night might have been started by people environment off bootleg fireworks, a Redding Fire Department said.

While a glow is underneath investigation, witnesses told firefighters they listened what sounded like fireworks before a glow started, a Redding Fire Department news recover said.

The glow was reported around 10:30 p.m. in a area of Peppertree Lane and Hilltop Drive.

The glow was about three-quarters of an hactare when firefighters showed adult and additional engines were requested. It took firefighters about 30 mins to enclose a glow and reason it to 2 acres.

There were no injuries.

Structure glow in Jones Valley spreads to vegetation

July 4

Firefighters went to 14000 Cub Trail in Jones Valley on Saturday dusk where abandon from a structure glow widespread to a vegetation.

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection perceived a call during 5:18 p.m. Saturday.

The glow is south of Elk Trail East and northeast of Bella Vista. The glow was a quarter-acre to a half-acre in distance during 5:35 p.m. with a delayed rate of spread, according to scanner reports.

The two-story home that’s on glow is deserted and neighbors were creation good swell in gripping a glow from spreading.

An atmosphere tanker has been requested.

Big supply catches glow on southbound I-5 north of Lakehead

July 4

A semi-truck held glow and was dest Saturday afternoon on southbound Interstate 5 about a mile north of a Dog Creek off-ramp, a California Highway Patrol reported.

The large supply strike a ensure rail and went into a bank only after 2:30 p.m., according to a CHP’s trade occurrence page.

The motorist was stranded inside a cab, that was on fire. There was no evident word on a driver’s condition nonetheless a coroner was after called to a scene.

The glow widespread to foliage and was burning about a quarter-acre in a Vollmers area, a Shasta-Trinity National Forest pronounced on Twitter.

The freeway’s delayed line was sealed during 3:40 p.m. about 5 miles north of Lakehead.

Crews during house fire off Balls Ferry Road

July 4

Firefighters were during an attic fire during a home in a 4400 retard of Webb Road southeast of Anderson that started Saturday morning.

The news of a structure glow came in during 10:34 a.m. after callers pronounced black fume was entrance from a area. The plcae is between Lone Tree Road and Balls Ferry Road.

Other engines and H2O tenders that were en track have been canceled.

Redding firefighters trust tiny glow off Interstate 5 caused by homeless

7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jul 2

Redding Fire Department investigators trust a tiny foliage fire that burnt Thursday nearby a Hilltop Drive-Interstate 5 overpass in Redding was caused by homeless people.

The fire was reported around 5:15 p.m. and burnt about a entertain of an acre, according to a news recover from investigators. No injuries were reported.

Investigators pronounced there was a homeless outpost with a “large volume of rabble in a fire’s footprint.”

They pronounced it was a second foliage glow in a city Thursday found in immature belt areas famous for homeless camps.

“There (were) also dual foliage fires (Wednesday) that (the) Redding Fire Department responded to in famous areas of transitory camps,” review a news release. “All these fires have been dynamic to be tellurian caused.”

The recover settled 20 firefighters responded to a glow and that a glow was underneath control in 10 minutes. 

UPDATE: Redding glow crews extinguish foliage glow that sealed Railroad Ave.

Wednesday, Jul 1

It took 6 Redding glow engines to extinguish a foliage glow that was reported during 10 a.m. on Wednesday that went on to bake scarcely an hactare of land nearby a intersection of Railroad Avenue and Buenaventura Blvd. in Redding.

Railroad Avenue was blocked in both directions for some-more than an hour due to a fire, pronounced Redding Fire Battalion Chief Mike Sawyer.

The glow that consumed grass, brush and downed logs, was expected caused by tellurian activity, pronounced Sawyer.  The means of a glow reported during a bottom of a private drive stays underneath investigation, he said.

The categorical fire, that enclosed a few smaller mark fires, was deemed contained during about 11 a.m. 

No homes were threatened by a fire, Sawyer said.


Redding firefighters were responding to a vegetation glow that was reported nearby a intersection of Railroad Avenue and Buenaventura Blvd. in Redding shortly after 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday.

Traffic to a area is being limited, according to authorities.

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