Huge Fires Rage On Eastern Side of NorCal

The North Complex in Plumas and Lassen National Forests originally included 21 fires, but 16 are contained. The largest are the 29,500 acre Sheep Fire, the 8,300 acre Bear Fire and the 22,000 acre Claremont Fire. The complex has an overall containment of 37%.

Of the original 34 lightning fires in Butte County, 8 are still active. They total about 2,800 acres with 75% overall containment

A sagebrush and juniper fire in eastern Lassen and Modoc Counties continues to grow but containment has improved. The Cold Springs Fire has now burned around 80,500 acres with 54% containment.