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Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Platina, SW of Redding
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: SHU
  • Size (acres): 340
  • Percent Contained: 85%
  • Estimate of Containment: July 29, 2020
  • Personnel: 276
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Platina, Shasta-Trinity Unit, Cal Fire. Twenty miles southwest of Redding, CA. Chaparral, brush and short grass. Minimal fire behavior with creeping and smoldering. Structures threatened.

July 23, 2020 at 7:42 AM

Cooler temperatures and decreased fire activity overnight helped firefighters increase and strengthen containment lines.

July 22, 2020 at 7:37 PM

Firefighters made good progress today as they continue to construct and improve containment lines around the fire perimeter. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Five minor injuries to firefighters reports. All have been treated and released.

July 21, 2020 at 11:17 PM

Firefighters worked to extinguish interior hotspots as well as construct and improve containment lines.

July 21, 2020 at 9:26 AM

Fire continues to threaten structures in the area. Cooler temperatures and decreased fire activity overnight helped firefighters increase and strengthen containment lines.

Three firefighters sustained minor inuries. They have been treated and released.