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Tumbleweed, Northern California District, BLM. Fifteen miles east of Susanville, CA. Brush and tall grass. Minimal fire behavior with wind-driven runs. Residences and sage-grouse habitat threatened. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.

June 16, 2018 at 9:12 AM

Crews making good progress, some interior heat but no fire growth.

June 15, 2018 at 8:43 AM

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The decrease in fire size from 700 acres to 540 acres is due to better mapping. Overnight fire spread was minimal as overnight humidities increased.

A threat remains to structures due to gusty winds forecasted over the fire area today.

There is also a threat to the Schaffer Mountain communications tower and Sage Grouse habitat has been impacted.