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Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Tehama/Glenn Lightning Complex
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: TGU
  • Size (acres): 65,559
  • Percent Contained: 47%
  • Estimate of Containment: September 10, 2020
  • Personnel: 1,719
  • Structures Destroyed: 14

Butte/Tehama/Glenn Complex (7 fires), Butte Unit, Cal Fire. IMT 1 (Cal Fire Team 4). Two miles northwest of Oroville, CA. Timber, brush and tall grass. Moderate fire behavior with torching. Residences threatened. Evacuations, area, road and trail closures in effect.

September 5, 2020 at 3:14 PM

Tehama Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Elkhorn Fire at 45,950 acres and 47% containment. The Elkhorn Fire is being managed in unified command with the Shasta-Trinity National Forest and will continue to threaten communities to the northeast. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and provide for structure defense. Personnel are monitoring the potential for expected southerly winds with hotter, drier weather conditions and will plan and implement evacuation plans as needed

Glenn Zonehas multiple fires burning. The Ivory/Doe Fire, which now includes the area that was known as the Tatham Fire, has a current total acreage of 298,269 acres (total acreage includes both state and federal land; with 18,981 acres on state lands). Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and provide for structure defense. Personnel are monitoring weather conditions and will plan and implement evacuations as needed.

The reported acreage of the three fires are as follows:

Elkhorn: 45,450 acres, 47% containment

Ivory/Doe: 298,269 acres, 23% containment

Evacuation Orders (TEHAMA ZONE):

Zone A: All areas south of Pettyjohn Rd. to the Mendocino National Forest boundary, east of the Mendocino National Forest boundary to Mary Ellen Place, north to Cobb Flat and south to the Mendocino National Forest Boundary.

Zone B: All areas south of Lanyan Trail to Brown Place, west to the Mendocino National Forest boundary, north to Mary Ellen Page and east to Bluedoor Flat/Red Bank Road/County Rd. 80.

Zone C-1: An Evacuation Order has been issued for all areas north of Pettyjohn Road to Wells Creek, east of the Shasta Trinity National Forest Boundary and west of Weemasoul Road/Halley Grade

Zone Q:All areas north of Raglin Ridge Road/Forest Road 23N27, west of the Mendocino National Forest Boundary, east of the Zone B boundary and south of Forest Road 25N01/ Forest Road M22

Evacuation Warnings (TEHAMA ZONE):

Zone C-2: The evacuation order has been reduced to an evacuation warning for all areas north of Wells Creek to Hwy 36, east of the Shasta Trinity National Forest boundary and west of Weemasoul Road/Halley Grade

Zone D: The evacuation order has been reduced to an evacuation warning for all areas north of Lanyan Trail, east from Mary Ellen Page north to Cobb Flat, south of PettyJohn Toad, and west Gunsmoke Lane/Ranch Drive/Balis Bell Road

Zone E: The evacuation order has been reduced to an evacuation warning for all areas south of Vestal Road, east of Weemasoul Road, west of Cannon Road/Redd Creek Road and north of Pettyjohn Road

Zone F-1: The evacuation order has been reduced to an evacuation warning for all areas north of Halley Grade west of Vestal Road/Weemasoul Road and south of Wells Creek and east of the eastern boundary of Zone C

Zone F-2: The evacuation order has been reduced to an evacuation warning for all areas north of Wells Creek, west of Vestal Road/Weemasoul Road and east of the eastern boundary of Zone C and south of Hwy 36

Zone G:The evacuation warning has been lifted for all areas north of Vestal Road from Pope Drive west to Weemasould Road and North to Hwy 36.

Zone J:The evacuation warning has been lifted for all areas north of Lowery Road/Colyer Springs Road, west of Red Bank Road, east to Red Bank Road/Joint Road/Masten Road and south of Reeds Creek Road.

Zone K:The evacuation warning has been lifted for all areas north of Red Bank Road, west of Hesse Road, east of Cannon Road/Masten Road/Joint Road/Red Bank Road, and north to Hwy 36.

Evacuation Warnings (GLENN ZONE): The evacuation warning has been lifted for the area of Newville from County Road 306 west to the National Forest boundary and from Tehama County south to County Road 200.

ROAD CLOSURES:

(TEHAMA ZONE) Pettyjohn Rd at Creek Road;Weemasoul Rd. at Vestal Road; Colyer Springs at Lowery Road; Toomes Camp Rd. at Kelly Road.

(GLENN ZONE) County Rd 200 west of Newville will remain closed to non-resident traffic at this time. Public Works will remove the restrictions on the western roadways once assessed and any hazards are mitigated.

September 4, 2020 at 8:07 AM

Tehama Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Elkhorn Fire at 45,450 acres and 47% containment. The Elkhorn Fire is being managed in unified command with the Shasta-Trinity National Forest and will continue to threaten communities to the northeast. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and provide for structure defense. Personnel are monitoring the potential for expected southerly winds with hotter, drier weather conditions and will plan and implement evacuation plans as needed.

Glenn Zone has multiple fires burning. The Ivory/Doe Fire, which now includes the area that was known as the Tatham Fire, has a current total acreage of 287,106 acres (total acreage includes both state and federal land; with 18,981 acres on state lands). Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and provide for structure defense. Personnel are monitoring weather conditions and will plan and implement evacuations as needed.

September 2, 2020 at 8:22 AM

Elkhorn: 42,500 acres, 42% containment
Ivory/Doe: 205,714 acres, 59% containment
Tatham: 15,594 acres, 9% containment

September 1, 2020 at 6:57 PM

The reported acreage of the three fires are as follows:

Elkhorn: 42,000 acres, 42% containment
Ivory/Doe: 205,714 acres, 59% containment
Tatham: 15,594 acres, 9% containment

September 1, 2020 at 11:41 AM

Tehama Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Elkhorn Fire at 40,995 acres and 40% containement. The Elkhorn Fire will continue to threaten communities to the northeast. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and provide for structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed. The Elkhorn Fire is being managed in unified command with the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

Glenn Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Ivory/Doe Fire and Tatham Fire. The Ivory/Doe Fire has a current total acreage of 177,536 acres (total acreage includes both state and federal land; with 16,100 acres on state lands). The Tatham Fire has a current total acreage of 14,457 (total acreage includes both state and federal land; with 2,881 acres on state lands). Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and provide for structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuations as needed.

The reported acreage of the three fires are as follows:

Elkhorn: 40,995 acres, 40% containment
Ivory/Doe: 177,536 acres, 59% containment
Tatham: 14,457 acres, 9% containment

August 31, 2020 at 7:57 AM

Tehama Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Elkhorn Fire at 39,620 acres and 40% containement. The Elkhorn Fire will continue to threaten communities to the northeast. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and provide for structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed. The Elkhorn Fire is being managed in unified command with the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

Glenn Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Ivory/Doe Fire and Tatham Fire. The Ivory/Doe Fire has a current total acreage of 172,256 acres (total acreage includes both state and federal land; with 16,100 acres on state lands). The Tatham Fire has a current total acreage of 11,549 (total acreage includes both state and federal land; with 2,881 acres on state lands). Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and provide for structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuations as needed.

The reported acreage of the three fires are as follows:

Elkhorn: 39,620 acres, 40% containment
Ivory/Doe: 172,256 acres, 59% containment
Tatham: 11,549 acres, 9% containment

August 26, 2020 at 8:57 AM

Tehama Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Elkhorn Fire at 35,000 acres which will continue to threaten communities to the north east. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and provide for structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed. The Elkhorn Fire is in unified command with the Shasta Trinity National Forest.

Glenn Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Ivory Fire (formerly known as the Doe and Tatham Fires). The Ivory Fire has a current total acreage of 146,455 acres (total acreage includes both state and federal land; with 15,800 acres and 18% containment on state lands). Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and provide for structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuations as needed.

The reported acreage of the two fires are as follows:

Elkhorn: 35,000 acres, 25% containment
Ivory: 146,455 acres, 18% containment

August 25, 2020 at 7:59 PM

The reported acreage of the three fires are as follows:

Elkhorn: 33,720 acres, 15% containment

Tatham: 7,958 acres, 0% containment

Ivory & Doe: 153,083 acres, 18% containment

Effective immediately: The Tehama County Evacuation Orders in Zone G, Zone J and Zone K have been reduced to Evacuation Warnings.

Zone G: The Evacuation Order has been reduced to an Evacuation Warning for all areas north of Vestal Road from Pope Drive west to Weemasoul Road and north to Hwy 36.

Zone J: The Evacuation Order has been reduced to an Evacuation Warning for all areas north of Lowery Road/Colyer Springs Road, west of Red Bank Road, east to Red Bank Road/Joint Road/Masten Road and south of Reeds Creek Road.

Zone K: The Evacuation Order has been reduced to an Evacuation Warning for all areas north of Red Bank Road, west of Hesse Road, east of Cannon Road/Masten Road/Joint Road/Red Bank Road and north to Hwy 36.

Effective Immediately: The Tehama County Evacuation Warning in and Zone H has been lifted.

Zone H: The Evacuation Warning for all areas north of Hwy 36 to the Shasta County Line from Vassar Road/Luce Griswald Road and west to Beegum Road has been lifted.

Effective Immediately: The Evacuation Warning has been lifted for the community of Platina, Ca. in Shasta County.

August 24, 2020 at 8:33 PM

CAL FIRE IMT 4’s command has expanded to include the Butte, the Tehama and the Glenn Lightning Complexes.

Tehama Zone has the Elkhorn Fire at 33,720 acres which will continue to threaten communities to the north east. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed. The Elkhorn Fire is in unified command with the Shasta Trinity National Forest.

Glenn Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Tatham and Doe Fires. The Tatham Fire is currently 7,958 acres and 0% contained(total acres includes both state and federal lands, with 2,800 acres on state land). The Doe Fire has a current total acreage of 153,083 acres (total acres includes both state and federal land; with 13,300 acres and 18% containment on state lands). Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuations as needed.

The reported acreage of the three fires are as follows:

Elkhorn: 33,720 acres, 7% containment
Tatham: 7,958 acres, 0% containment
Doe: 153,083 acres, 18% containment

August 23, 2020 at 8:20 PM

Tehama Zone has multiple fires burning to the east from the Mendocino National Forest as well as the Elkhorn Fire at 33,000 acres and will continue to threaten communities to the east. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed.

Glenn Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Tatham and Doe Fires. The Tatham Fire is currently 2,800 acres and 0% contained. The Doe Fire has a current total acreage of 136,430 acres (total acres includes both state and federal land, and the 18% containment is on state land). Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuations as needed.

The reported acreage of the three fires are as follows:

  • The reported acreage of the three fires are as follows:
  • Elkhorn: 33,500 acres, 5% containment
  • Tatham: 2,800 acres, 0% containment
  • Doe: 136,430 acres, 18% containment

August 23, 2020 at 11:08 AM

Tehama Zone has multiple fires burning to the east from the Mendocino National Forest as well as the Elkhorn Fire at 33,000 acres and will continue to threaten communities to the east. These fires will continue to threaten communities to the east. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed.

Glenn Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Ivory and Doe Fires at 12,500 acres which is expected to continue to burn towards communities to the east. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed.

The reported acreage of the three fires are as follows:

  • Elkhorn: 33,000 acres, 5% containment
  • Tatham: 2,700 acres, 0% containment
  • Ivory & Doe: 12,500 acres, 18% containment

August 22, 2020 at 11:30 AM

Tehama Zone has multiple fires buring to the east from the Mendocino National Forest and will continue to threaten communities to the east. These fires will continue to threaten communities to the east. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed.

Glenn Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Ivory Fire which is expected to continue to burn towards communities to the east. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed.

Evacuation Orders (TEHAMA ZONE): Mary Ellen Pl, Weemasoul Rd, Goat Camp, Alford Pl, Vestal Rd, Pete Hoff Pl, El Rancho Rio Frio, Greasewood Hill, Haven Pl, Pettyjohn Pl, Cold Fork, Burrill Homestead, Hammer Pl, Ellin Trl, Lanyan Trl, Halley Grade, Elkhorn Peak, Banfield Pl, Sunflower Jeep Trl, Heitman Pl, Stevenson Peak, Rocky Peak, Skinner Mill Pl, Bayles Pl, Hammer Loop Rd, Shackleford Pl, Forest Rte 26N01, Forest Rte 26N02, Forest Rte 26N03, and C281

Evacuation Warnings (TEHAMA ZONE):

Zone A: All areas south of Pettyjohn Rd. to the Mendocino National Forest boundary, east of the Mendocino National Forest boundary to Mary Ellen Place, north to Cobb Flat and south to the Mendocino National Forest Boundary.

Zone B: All areas south of Lanyan Trail to Brown Place, west to the Mendocino National Forest boundary, north to Mary Ellen Page and east to Bluedoor Flat/Red Bank Road/County Rd. 80.

Zone C: All areas north of Pettyjohn Road to Hwy 36, east of the Mendocino National Forest boundary and west of Weemasoul Road/Halley Grade.

Zone D: All areas north of Lanyan Trail, east from Mary Ellen Page north to Cobb Flat, south of PettyJohn Toad, and west Gunsmoke Lane/Ranch Drive/Balis Bell Road.

Zone E: All areas south of Vestal Road, east of Weemasoul Road, west of Cannon Road/Redd Creek Road and north of Pettyjohn Road.

Zone F: All Areas north of Halley Grade, west of Vestal Road/Weemasoul Road and south of Hwy 36.

Zone G: All areas north of Vestal Road from Pope Drive west to Weemasould Road and North to Hwy 36.

Zone H: Warning – All areas north of Hwy 36 to the Shasta County line from Vassar Road/ Luce Griswald Road and west to Beegum Road.

Zone I: All areas south of Lowery Road/Red Bank Road, west of Gallatin Road, north of Bogg’s And Champlin Road and northwest to Lowery Road.

Zone J: All areas north of Lowery Road/Colyer Springs Road, west of Red Bank Road, east to Red Bank Road/Joint Road/Masten Road and south of Reeds Creek Road.

Zone K: All areas north of Red Bank Road, west of Hesse Road, east of Cannon Road/Masten Road/Joint Road/Red Bank Road, and north to Hwy 36.

Evacuation Orders (GLENN ZONE): All areas west of County Road 306, for the full length of the county from the Colusa County line north to the Tehama County line and all areas west to the Mendocino County line. The area of Newville (County Road 200) from County Road 306 west to Forest Boundary from the Tehama County line south to Burrows Gap.

Evacuation Warnings (TEHAMA ZONE): The Community of Platina in Shasta County is under an evacuation warning.

Evacuation Warnings (GLENN ZONE): Area of Burrows Gap south to County Rd 308 in Elk Creek, from the Forest Boundary east to County Rd 306, this includes the communities of Elk Creek, Chrome, and Grindstone Rancheria. Newville from County Rd 306 east to Black Butte Lake and from County Rd 200 south to Burrows Gap.

ROAD CLOSURES: (TEHAMA ZONE) Pettyjohn Rd (GLENN ZONE) for updated road closures go to www.countyofglenn.net/oes then select current disaster info.

August 21, 2020 at 10:23 PM

Tehama Zone has multiple fires buring to the east from the Mendocino National Forest aswell as the Elkhorn Fire at 18,900 acres and will continue to threaten communities to the east. These fires will continue to threaten communities to the east. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed.

Glenn Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Ivory Fire at 4,500 acres which is expected to continue to burn towards communities to the east. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines and structure defense. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed.

Evacuation Orders (TEHAMA ZONE):

Zone A: All areas south of Pettyjohn Rd. to the Mendocino National Forest boundary, east of the Mendocino National Forest boundary to Mary Ellen Place, north to Cobb Flat and south to the Mendocino National Forest Boundary.

Zone B: All areas south of Lanyan Trail to Brown Place, west to the Mendocino National Forest boundary, north to Mary Ellen Page and east to Bluedoor Flat/Red Bank Road/County Rd. 80.

Zone C: All areas north of Pettyjohn Road to Hwy 36, east of the Mendocino National Forest boundary and west of Weemasoul Road/Halley Grade.

Zone D: All areas north of Lanyan Trail, east from Mary Ellen Page north to Cobb Flat, south of PettyJohn Toad, and west Gunsmoke Lane/Ranch Drive/Balis Bell Road.

Zone E: All areas south of Vestal Road, east of Weemasoul Road, west of Cannon Road/Redd Creek Road and north of Pettyjohn Road.

Zone F: All Areas north of Halley Grade, west of Vestal Road/Weemasoul Road and south of Hwy 36.

Zone G: All areas north of Vestal Road from Pope Drive west to Weemasould Road and North to Hwy 36.

Zone H: Warning – All areas north of Hwy 36 to the Shasta County line from Vassar Road/ Luce Griswald Road and west to Beegum Road.

Zone I: All areas south of Lowery Road/Red Bank Road, west of Gallatin Road, north of Bogg’s And Champlin Road and northwest to Lowery Road.

Zone J: All areas north of Lowery Road/Colyer Springs Road, west of Red Bank Road, east to Red Bank Road/Joint Road/Masten Road and south of Reeds Creek Road.

Zone K: All areas north of Red Bank Road, west of Hesse Road, east of Cannon Road/Masten Road/Joint Road/Red Bank Road, and north to Hwy 36.

Evacuation Orders (GLENN ZONE):

All areas west of County Road 306, for the full length of the county from the Colusa County line north to the Tehama County line and all areas west to the Mendocino County line.

The area of Newville (County Road 200) from County Road 306 west to Forest Boundary from the Tehama County line south to Burrows Gap.

Evacuation Warnings (TEHAMA ZONE): The Community of Platina in Shasta County is under an evacuation warning.

Evacuation Warnings (GLENN ZONE): Area of Burrows Gap south to County Rd 308 in Elk Creek, from the Forest Boundary east to County Rd 306, this includes the communities of Elk Creek, Chrome, and Grindstone Rancheria.
Newville from County Rd 306 east to Black Butte Lake and from County Rd 200 south to Burrows Gap.

ROAD CLOSURES: (TEHAMA ZONE) Pettyjohn Rd (GLENN ZONE) for updated road closures go to www.countyofglenn.net/oes then select current disaster info.

August 21, 2020 at 10:15 AM

CAL FIRE IMT 4’s command has expanded to include the Butte, the Tehama and the Glenn Lightning Complexes.

Tehama Zone has multiple fires burning to the east from the Mendocino National Forest and will continue to threaten communities to the east. These fires will continue to threaten communities to the east. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed.

Glenn Zone has multiple fires burning, including the Ivory Fire which is expected to continue to burn towards communities to the east. Personnel will continue to construct direct and indirect control lines. Personnel will continue to plan and implement evacuation plans as needed.

Evacuation Orders (TEHAMA ZONE): Mary Ellen Pl, Weemasoul Rd, Goat Camp, Alford Pl, Vestal Rd, Pete Hoff Pl, El Rancho Rio Frio, Greasewood Hill, Haven Pl, Pettyjohn Pl, Cold Fork, Burrill Homestead, Hammer Pl, Ellin Trl, Lanyan Trl, Halley Grade, Elkhorn Peak, Banfield Pl, Sunflower Jeep Trl, Heitman Pl, Stevenson Peak, Rocky Peak, Skinner Mill Pl, Bayles Pl, Hammer Loop Rd, Shackleford Pl, Forest Rte 26N01, Forest Rte 26N02, Forest Rte 26N03, and C281.

Evacuation Orders (GLENN ZONE): All areas west of County Road 306. Full length of the county from Colusa County line north to the Tehama County line and all areas west to the Mendocino County line. Mendocino National Forest from Forest Boundary line in Glenn County, west to Mendocino County, area of Newville (County Rd 200) from County Rd 306, west to Forest Boundary and from Tehama County line south to Burrows Gap.

Evacuation Warnings (TEHAMA ZONE): Rosewood, Vassar Rd, Long Gulch Rd, Darlington Rd, Maynard Rd, Diamond Star Rd, Matt Rd, Deer Run Drive, Rabbit Rd, Dove Rd, Quail Rd, Walker Pl, Hercraff Pl, Hatfield Pl, Fowler Pl, Cannon Rd, Table Mountain, Four Corners, Swain Pl, Reeds Creek Rd, McCartney Place, Masten Rd, Gunsmoke Ln, Taylor Rd, Gilliam Rd, Bell Rd, Northridge Dr, Irish Pl, Turkey Egg Ln, North Lake Dr, Northwest Dr, Balis Bell Rd, Twisted Pine Ln, Ranch Dr, Barbie Dell Ln, Roadkill Rd, Entry Dr, Bull Run Trl, Trotting Mare Dr, Raccoon Court, Night Bird Ln, Clover Creek Dr, Jennt Tr, Rattlesnake Ridge Rd, Bright Star Dr, Lewis Flat Rd, Jack Pine Ln, Boulder Canyon Rd, Running Deer Dr, Spirit Oaks Ln, Piccolina Ln, Last Chance Cr, Montgomery Pl, Leonard Place, Paskenta Area from Round Valley Road to Salt Creek Camp.

Evacuation Warnings (GLENN ZONE): Area of Burrows Gap south to County Rd 308 in Elk Creek, from the Forest Boundary east to County Rd 306, this includes the communities of Elk Creek, Chrome, and Grindstone Rancheria and Newville from County Rd 306 east to Black Butte Lake and from County Rd 200 south to Burrows Gap

ROAD CLOSURES: (TEHAMA ZONE) Pettyjohn Rd (GLENN ZONE) Roads closed to all traffic except Fire and Law Enforcement

Evacuation Center: Red Bluff Community Center