The massive camp fire blaze and others are belching plumes of smoke that have drifted 3 000 miles across the country to the northeast us. California is under a state of emergency and all cal fire resources are fully committed to battling these fires.
Fire resources worked overnight and have now stopped the forward progress.
California fire map jones fire. About the data methodology. Even this season. Cal fire keeps an updated map of each active fire which can be viewed below.
The fire is located at covelo highway 162 and short creek rd. In the days since over 1 2 million acres have burned. On august 15th lightning strikes started hundreds of fires across northern california.
By the end of this fiscal year they intend to burn 25 000 acres while the forest service in california burned 43 000 acres over the. View a fire station photo logo contact info map volunteer info fire equipment and firefighters assigned to this location. On day four of the jones fire cal fire determined the jones fire was started by lightning.
About 14 000 firefighters man the lines according to cal fire and crews have been working around the clock. Officials say the wildfire is now 705 acres but is only 10 contained. Jones said reinforcements have been streaming in.
Cal fire siskiyou unit fort jones is located in fort jones ca. We will provide a daily wildfire report until the fire seige has been brought under control. Historically we have seen significant fires out there the jones fire in 1999 and bear fire in 2004 said brian noel a california department of forestry and fire protection battalion chief.
At the time the tubbs fire was the most destructive wildfire in california history burning parts of napa sonoma and lake counties inflicting its greatest losses in the city of santa rosa its destructiveness was surpassed only a year later by the camp fire of 2018. The tubbs fire was a wildfire in northern california during october 2017. The tubbs fire was one of more than a dozen large.
Severe long lasting fire seasons have become the new normal in california officials have said. Cal fire is slowly increasing its prescribed fire targets.