Last modified on Aug 31, 2012

Ponderosa Fire

Ponderosa Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: August 31, 2012 6:00 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: August 18, 2012 11:37 am  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Tehama-Glenn Unit 
County: Tehama & Shasta Counties  
Location: Off Ponderosa Way, southeast of Manton  
Acres Burned - Containment: 27,676 acres  
Estimated - Containment: 27,676 acres - 100% contained  
Structures Threatened: No further threat remains.  
Structures Destroyed:52 residences & 81 outbuildings destroyed; 1 residence & 5 outbuildings damaged  
Evacuations: All evacuation orders and road closures have been lifted.  
Injuries: 7  
Cause: Lightning 
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, Tehama and Shasta County Sheriff, CHP, CDCR, CAL TRANS, SPI, PG&E  
Total Fire Personnel: 1,068 (913 CAL FIRE) (2,346 at p  
Total Fire Engines: 60 CAL FIRE (254 at peak 8/24)  
Total Fire crews: 31 CAL FIRE (47 at peak 8/24)  
Total Helicopters: 1 helicopter (11 at peak 8/24)  
Total Dozers: 8 (3 CAL FIRE) (46 at peak 8/24)  
Total Water Tenders: 35 water tenders (54 at peak 8/24)  
Conditions: Firefighters will continue to mop up patrol for hot spots.
Residents in the area will still see fire equipment driving throughout the communities to patrol and mop up the hot spots that may arise in the fire area. Repairs to damage caused by firefighting efforts continue to be made throughout the area affected. Fire damaged trees exist and continue to present a hazard. We urge the public to use caution on roadways in and around the fire area while fire crews are still present.  
Phone Numbers  (530) 528-0528 (Fire Information) 

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