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Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Zogg
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: SHU
  • Size (acres): 56,338
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: October 13, 2020
  • Personnel: 60
  • Structures Destroyed: 204

Zogg, Shasta-Trinity Unit, Cal Fire. Nine miles southwest of Redding, CA. Chaparral, brush and short grass. Minimal fire behavior.

October 12, 2020 at 8:07 AM

Firefighters continue to strengthen and increase containment lines. Be aware of hazard, fire damaged trees in effected areas of the fire.

All road closures have been lifted.

October 10, 2020 at 10:17 AM

Zogg Mine Road @ South Fork Road open to residents only for 24 hours effective 10-09-20 at 5:00 pm

Firefighters continue to strengthen and increase containment lines. Be aware of hazard, fire damaged trees in effected areas of the fire. Use caution when driving in the fire area as emergency personnel and apparatus continue working around the clock to achieve full containment.

October 8, 2020 at 7:57 PM

As residents repopulate the Zogg Fire evacuation zone, they as well as other local residents, may see an increase in free roaming livestock and wildlife including bears. Because bears lost much of their natural food sources to the Zogg Fire, they may become troublesome around residences. It is important to not to provide food to any wild animal, and not to discard any spoiled food outside where wildlife have access.

If you have an immediate public safety emergency regarding wildlife species, including bears, please call 911. If you encounter any non-emergency nuisance wildlife species, contact the Shasta County Department of Agriculture at 224-4949. For all domestic animal and livestock issues please contact the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, Division of Animal Regulations at 245-6540.

ZOGG FIRE FIRE DAMAGED TREES

When returning to your home, you may have fire damaged trees on your property.Be aware of falling branchesLoose limbsBurned-out stumps and holesUnstable trees

SAFETY MESSAGE – The public is reminded to stay vigilant on current fire conditions. Please continue to adhere to road closures and any evacuation orders. A reminder to drive slowly and yield to emergency personnel in the area. If at any time you feel unsafe, please call 911. Residents may experience very smokey conditions as the firefight continues. Smokey conditions can be unhealthful to many people especially children, the elderly, and anyone with respiratory problems.

Coming home after a wildfire can be difficult. As evacuations are lifted please review the safety steps when returning to your home after a wildfire. For information on returning home visit us at: https://www.readyforwildfire.org/post-wildfire/returning-home/

CURRENT SITUATION 10/8/20 PM

Look out for agencies in the area that continue to work on suppression repair, restoring utilities and increasing containment. Watch for hazard fire damaged trees in the area as well as increased traffic.

October 7, 2020 at 7:25 AM

Firefighters continue to strengthen containment lines and further progress. Within the fire perimeter expect smoldering of residual fuels. Be aware of hazard fire damaged trees in the area of the fire. Watch for fire equipment as they are still in the roadways working through the night.

October 6, 2020 at 8:56 AM

Firefighters successfully furthered the containment through the night. Within the fire perimeter expect smoldering of residual fuels. Fuels remain very receptive to ignition due to hot and dry temperatures over the past 2 months. Watch for fire-weakened trees/branches falling after extended burnout. Use extra caution when in the area due emergency vehicles that are remain assigned to the incident.

Evacuation Orders and Warnings:

Evacuation orders and roadway closures will remain in effect

  • All roads off South Fork Rd west of Zogg Mine Rd are open to residents only.
  • Area of Buell Rd. is open to residents only.
  • Rainbow Lake Rd between Platina Rd and Sunny Hill Rd is open to residents only.
  • Area west of Rainbow Lake Rd at Sunny Hill Rd, including Sunny Hill Rd, remains closed to all traffic.
  • Zogg Mine Rd remains closed to all traffic.

Evacuation Centers:

None

October 5, 2020 at 7:33 AM

Firefighters continue working towards increasing containment. There is still potential for active fire due to the hot and dry temperatures that have occurred over the past 2 months.

October 4, 2020 at 9:44 AM

Firefighters will continue to increase containment throughout the day. Damage assessment teams have completed the majority of verification of damaged or destroyed buildings. Hot, dry weather is forecasted today and the repopulation of evacuated areas is ongoing.

October 3, 2020 at 7:26 PM

The fire had no growth in size. Potential for active fire still exists with forcasted northwest, downslope winds. Firefighters will continue to progress with containment through the night. Damage assessment teams were out again today to verify damaged or destroyed buildings.

October 3, 2020 at 12:36 PM

On the evening of October 2, 2020 two inmate firefighters were transported to a local hospital due to injuries sustained on the Zogg Incident. One inmate firefighter was released and one inmate firefighter remains hospitalized.

The fire had minimal growth in size and the fire continues to burn in grass, oak woodland, chaparral and mixed timber. Hot and dry conditions are forecasted again today. Winds will be generally light and terrain driven during the day. Damage assessment teams will be out again today to verify damaged or destroyed buildings.

Evacuation orders are lifted for the areas below:
Repopulation of Placer Road and Foster Road. Evacuation and road closure orders have been lifted and a repopulation order is in effect for residents on Placer Road west from Cloverdale Road to the intersection of Platina Road.

The evacuation order will remain in place for all residents and roadways off of South Fork Rd, to include Zogg Mine Rd, Archer Rd, Bender Rd and all other adjoining roads. Fire suppression, utility restoration efforts and hazard mitigation is still active on the roadways.

The evacuation order will remain in place for all residents and roadways on Platina Road west from Placer Road to the intersection of Platina Road and Bland Road. Evacuation and road closure orders have been lifted and a repopulation order is in effect for residents on Foster Road and adjoining roadways, west of Gas Point Road.

October 2, 2020 at 7:29 AM

Firefighters had another successful day that increased containment. The fire had minimal growth in size overnight and the fire continues to burn in grass, oak woodland, chaparral and mixed timber. Hot, dry conditions are forecasted again today. Damage assessment teams are continuing the verification of damaged or destroyed buildings.

October 1, 2020 at 7:05 PM

Firefighters had a very successful day that increased containment. The fire had minimal growth in size today. The fire continues to burn in grass, oak woodland, chaparral and mixed timber. Hot, dry conditions are forecasted again for tonight with a northwest, downslope wind developing across the area this evening.

October 1, 2020 at 1:23 PM

In concurrence with the lifting of the evacuation warnings listed below from Tehama County, Hwy 36 will be opened from Bowman Rd to Tedoc gap Rd.

Evacuation warnings are lifted for Tehama zones south of Hwy 36.

  • Tehama Zones C 1&2: All areas north of Pettyjohn Road to Hwy 36, east of the Mendocino National Forest boundary and west of Weemasoul Road/Halley Grade.
  • Tehama Zones F 1&2: All Areas north of Halley Grade, west of Vestal Road/Weemasoul Road and south of Hwy 36.
  • Tehama Zone G: All areas north of Vestal Road from Pope Drive west to Weemasould Road and North to Hwy 36.
  • Tehama Zone E: All areas south of Vestal Road, east of Weemasoul Road, west of Cannon Road/Redd Creek Road and north of Pettyjohn Road.

September 30, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Fire behavior remained active. Evacuation Orders and Warnings in place. Threats to the communities of Igo, Ono, Centerville, Happy Valley, Platina, and Cottonwood. Threat remains to critical infrastructure, including major transmission lines and natural gas pipelines, private timberlands, campgrounds, grazing lands, wilderness areas, and endangered species. Portions of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area are closed. Road closures in the area. Highway 36 is closed. CAL FIRE IMT 2 (Kavanaugh) is in command.

September 30, 2020 at 2:22 PM

Update from the Incident Management Team: A civilian who was badly burned in the Zogg fire and was transported to the hospital, has succumbed to their injuries. Our hearts and prayers go out to their families.

September 30, 2020 at 10:10 AM

The fire continues to burn in grass, oak woodland, chaparral and mixed timber. Hot and dry conditions are forecasted again today with temperatures climbing into the 90’s with afternoon humidity in the low-teens. Firefighters will aggressively work towards establishing more containment today.

September 29, 2020 at 4:58 PM

Based on the Sheriff’s proclamation of a Local Emergency on Sunday night as a result of the Zogg Fire, Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an emergency proclamation for Shasta County. In addition, Shasta County applied for and received the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help ensure the availability of vital resources to suppress the Zogg Fire. The FMAG, which is provided through the President’s Disaster Relief Fund on cost-share basis, will assist local, state and tribal agencies responding to the fire to apply for 75-percent reimbursement of their eligible fire suppression costs.

September 29, 2020 at 7:14 AM

Light winds, high temperatures, low humidities and a lack of resources will continue to challenge firefighters today. Firefighters will continue to focus on structure defense and increasing containment lines.

1,538 structures remain threatened.

September 28, 2020 at 9:10 PM

Three civilian fatalities have been confirmed.

Strong winds, high temperatures and low humidities continued to challenge firefighters today. Firefighters focused on structure defense and increasing containment lines directly in areas where access allowed.

Evacuation Orders in place with additional evacuations in progress. Threats to structures including the communities of Igo, Ono,Happy Valley, Platina and Cottonwood. Threats to community infastructure, major power and gas transmission lines, private and federal timberlands, agricultural land, wilderness areas as well as wildlife and endangered species habitat. State Highway 36 is closed with numerous other road area and trail closures in place. CAL FIRE IMT 2 (Kavanaugh) is in command.

September 28, 2020 at 10:02 AM

Threats to structures, major power transmission lines, and the communities of Igo, Happy Valley, and Platina. CAL FIRE IMT 2 (Kavanaugh) is scheduled to assume command at 0900.

Mandatory Evacuation Orders:

  • All areas south of South Fork Rd & Zogg Mine Rd. South along Gas Point corridor including all residents along Gas Point Rd. to Foster Dr.
  • Platina Rd west to Tehama Co. line.
  • Residents evacuate east bound HWY 36 to collection point at Holiday Market on Gas Point Rd Cottonwood

September 27, 2020 at 7:28 PM

September 27, 2020 at 5:59 PM

There are threats to structures and the communities of Igo and Happy Valley. Fire is well established with multiple spot fires.

September 27, 2020 at 5:48 PM

Evacuation Order (update) Mandatory Evacuation from Platina Rd west to Tehama Co. line. Residents evacuate east bound HWY 36 to collection point at Holiday Market on Gas Point Rd Cottonwood

September 27, 2020 at 4:44 PM

Collection point for residents evacuating is at Holiday Market 20635 Gas Point Rd in Cottonwood

September 27, 2020 at 4:14 PM

Fire has jumped Platina Road near Junkans, still pushing strongly to the southeast, approaching Ono.

September 27, 2020 at 4:01 PM

Large spot fire, approximately 3-4 miles from the fire origin, at Platina and Newscot Roads.

September 27, 2020 at 3:56 PM

Mandatory Evacuation Orders (update) all areas south of South Fork Rd & Zogg Mine Rd. South along Gas Point corridor including all residents along Gas Point Rd. to Foster Dr.