Last modified on Aug 17, 2009

Coffin Fire

Coffin Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: August 17, 2009 7:00 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: August 12, 2009 2:00 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit 
County: Trinity County  
Location: Southwest of Lewiston

Burning toward Hwy 299 W and Trinity Dam Blvd.  

Acres Burned - Containment: 1,200 acres  
Estimated - Containment: 1,200 acres - 100% containment  
Evacuations: All evacuations have been lifted.  
Injuries: 5  
Cause: Human Caused  
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, US Forest Service, Trinity County Sherrifs Office, Sierra Pacific Industries, Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation  
Total Fire Personnel: 118 (955 at peak 8/15)  
Total Fire Engines: 31 (81 at peak 8/15)  
Total Fire crews: 8 (27 at peak 8/15)  
Total Helicopters: 1 (6 at peak 8/15)  
Total Dozers: 2 (13 at peak 8/15)  
Total Water Tenders: 2 (11 at peak 8/15)  
Costs to date: $ 3.4 million  
Incident Management Team: CAL FIRE ICT #3  
Conditions: Heavy mop-up required in remote and steep areas.  

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