Last modified on Sep 11, 2012

16 Complex

16 Complex Incident Information:
Last Updated: September 11, 2012 6:30 am   FINAL
Date/Time Started: September 4, 2012 3:45 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit 
County: Colusa County  
Location: Off Hwy 16, south of Hwy 20 in the Rumsey Canyon area.  
Acres Burned - Containment: 17,944 acres  
Estimated - Containment: 17,944 acres - 100% contained (2 fires)  
Evacuations: All evacuations have been lifted.  
Injuries: 6  
Cause: Under Investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, Cal Trans, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, CHP, Colusa and Yolo County fire and law enforcement agencies, Department of Fish & Game, CalEMA, BLM and the California National Guard.  
Total Fire Personnel: 980 (811 CAL FIRE) (1,467 at pea  
Total Fire Engines: 37 (27 CAL FIRE) (71 at peak 9/0  
Total Fire crews: 31 CAL FIRE (52 at peak 9/07)  
Total Helicopters: 10 at peak 9/07  
Total Dozers: 8 (3 CAL FIRE) (16 at peak 9/07)  
Total Water Tenders: 10 (11 at peak 9/07)  
Conditions: The 2 fires are 4 miles apart on Hwy 16.

Firefighters will continue to patrol the fire perimeter and perform fire suppression repair and mop-up. Firefighters and equipment continue to be released from the incident.

Highway 16 has been reopened. Motorists are advised to use extra caution and to be alert for fire vehicles and the possibility of debris on the roadway.  

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