Last modified on Jun 21, 2008

Humboldt Fire

Humboldt Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: June 21, 2008 6:00 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: June 11, 2008 12:13 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire 
County: Butte County  
Location: Hwy 32 & Humboldt Rd on Stillson Canyon  
Acres Burned - Containment: 23,344 acres  
Estimated - Containment: 100% contained - 23,344 acres  
Structures Destroyed:87 residences destroyed and 7 damaged. 167 outbuildings have also been destroyed.  
Evacuations: All evacuations and road closures have been lifted.  
Road Closures :Full containment expected June 19, 2008 at 6:00 p.m.  
Injuries: 10  
Cause: Under Investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: Butte County, CHP, Butte County Sheriff, City of Paradise (fire & police)  
Total Fire Personnel: 261 (256 CAL FIRE)  
Total Fire Engines: 15 CAL FIRE  
Total Fire crews: 5 CAL FIRE  
Total Dozers: 1  
Total Water Tenders: 3  
Costs to date: $20.5 million  
Conditions: A significant demobilization of resources is underway. The command team plans on transitioning the incident back to the unit June 19 at 1200 noon.

Public Health has closed its temporary animal shelters.  

Phone Numbers  (530) 538-7826 (Humboldt Fire Information Number) 

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