Wildfire Update: Stone Fire 8/29/18

NorCal Team 2 will transfer command of the Stone Fire to a Type 3 Modoc National Forest organization at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 30, 2018.

The Stone Fire remains at 39,387 acres and is 100% contained. 696 resources are assigned to the fire, including three helicopters.

Mop up and patrol will continue today. Crews are anticipating a shift back into warmer, breezier conditions, and they will look carefully for any hot spots or snags that begin to show activity. Green islands of vegetation within the fire perimeter are continuing to ignite and burn, and residents and motorists should expect to see smoke within the fire perimeter for the next few days. The fire will be staffed into the foreseeable future to ensure that lines remain secure.

Planned Actions

Firefighters will hold and mop up to the extent necessary to maintain control of the fire line. The crews will also continue suppression repair.

Projected Incident Activitiy

Firefighters will be on the fire today, patrolling and extinguishing any remaining hot spots.

Public Information Map of the Stone Fire, located near Canby, California 8/28/18. (Inciweb)  CLICK FOR LARGER

Public Information Map of the Stone Fire, located near Canby, California 8/28/18. (Inciweb) 
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A firefighter clears around structures on the Stone Fire. Aug. 21, 2018 (Inciweb)


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