Last modified on Aug 23, 2012
||August 23, 2012 6:30 pm
||August 13, 2012 6:46 pm
||CAL FIRE Butte Unit
||Highway 32 in the Mill Creek drainage, northwest of Butte Meadows
|Acres Burned - Containment:
|Estimated - Containment:
||1,641 acres - 100% contained
| Injuries: || 3 |
| Cause: || Under investigation |
| Cooperating Agencies: || CAL FIRE, USFS, CDCR, Sierra Pacific Industries, Collins Pine Timber Company, California National Guard, CHP, Tehama Co. & Butte Co.Sheriff's Office, Silver Dollar Fairgrounds |
| Total Fire Personnel: || 668 (611 CAL FIRE) (1,073 at pe |
| Total Fire Engines: || 15 (13 CAL FIRE) (50 at peak 8/2 |
| Total Fire crews: || 24 CAL FIRE (34 at peak 8/21) |
| Total Helicopters: || 3 (6 at peak 8/21) |
| Total Dozers: || 4 at peak 8/21 |
| Total Water Tenders: || 14 (27 at peak 8/21) |
|Conditions: ||The Mill Fire is now 100% contained and no further growth is anticipated.
Firefighters will continue mopping up the interior of the fire for the next few weeks
Road Closures: Multiple road closures are in place within the Lassen National Forest. Current information can be found on the Forests website at www.fs.usda.gov/main/lassen/home.
Additional Information: Hunters and other visitors to the surrounding Forest are encouraged to
visit the Lassen National Forest website for related information.