Fiddler, Shasta County

In Contained California Firesby YubaNet

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  • Incident Name: Fiddler, Shasta County
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: CAL FIRE SHU
  • Size (acres): 441
  • Percent Contained: 100
  • Estimate of Containment: July 16, 2016
  • Personnel: 241
  • Structures Destroyed: 1

Fiddler, Shasta-Trinity Unit. Nine miles northeast of Platina, CA. Brush and tall grass. Minimal fire behavior. Arson-caused fire.

July 11, 2016 at 8:27 AM

Fighfigters continue to strengthen containment lines, mop up and patrol the fire. Fire suppression repair has begun. Please exercise caution when driving in the fire area and be aware of emergency personnel and equipment

July 11, 2016 at 7:56 AM

Fighfigters made excellent progress today working towards full containment. There were 10 additional acres burned due to heavy winds over the fire. Crews will remain on the fire throughout the night and will continue with mop up operations until full containment is achieved. All evacuations have been lifted.

July 10, 2016 at 9:18 AM

Firefighters continued overnight to aggressively fight the fire. Fire crews will continue to construct and strengthen fire lines throughout the day. Today’s weather will bring cooler temperatures aiding in the suppression efforts.

Cooperating Agencies: Redding Fire Department, Shasta County Fire Department, Shasta County Public Works, Shasta County Sheriff’s Department and California Highway Patrol.

Road Closures: All road closures have been lifted