STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Copper Fire is 100 Percent Contained

The Copper Fire is in McKenzie Meadows in Lassen County near Coppervale, NE of Westwood

The Copper Fire is burning in McKenzie Meadows in Lassen County. This is a developing story. Please check back for new information.

Posted: Sep 22, 2018 7:30 PM
Updated: Oct 3, 2018 11:41 AM

UPDATE 8:58 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 - The Copper Fire is 100 percent contained. It burned 53 acres in Lassen County. 

---

UPDATE 9:55 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 - The Copper Fire is still at 53 acres but is now 95 percent contained. 

---

UPDATE 9:13 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 - The Copper Fire is still at 53 acres but is now 90 percent contained. 

---

UPDATE 9:11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 - The Copper Fire remains at 53 acres but is now 80 percent contained. 

---

UPDATE 9:28 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 - The Copper Fire remains at 53 acres but is now 50 percent contained. 

---

UPDATE 7:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 - The Copper Fire is now 35 percent contained, and has been remapped. It is 53 acres in size.

---

UPDATE 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 - The Copper Fire is 57 acres in size and is now 25 percent contained. We have added a few photographs of the fire.

The private timber lands belong to Beatty and Associates.

---

UPDATE 7:35 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 - Numbers on the Copper Fire have been revised this morning. The fire is 57 acres in size and is 10 percent contained.

---

UPDATE 10:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 - According to CAL FIRE officials, the Copper Fire is 80 acres size. This fire has no containment yet.  It is burning on private timber land.

---

COPPERVALE, Calif. - A wildland fire is burning in timber near McKenzie Meadows and Highway 36, northeast of Westwood in Lassen County.

The fire is approximately 12 acres in size.

The fire was first reported to the CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 at 2:45 p.m.

The fire is close to Coppervale and is being called the Copper Fire.

The CAL FIRE Butte Unit dispatched a strike team to the Copper Fire at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. The strike team consists of a battalion chief and five fire engines, each with a crew of three.

This is a developing story, so please check back later for new information.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1114524

Reported Deaths: 18726
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles3645207438
San Bernardino845311129
Riverside806761400
San Diego71648968
Orange696941554
Kern38316445
Fresno35973471
Sacramento33133546
Santa Clara30676463
Alameda27485499
San Joaquin24649503
Contra Costa22412258
Stanislaus20370416
Tulare19752303
Ventura18040174
Imperial15053353
San Francisco14445158
Monterey13886113
San Mateo13203169
Sonoma11428155
Merced10986176
Santa Barbara10922133
Kings1003886
Solano934980
Marin7518128
Placer577867
Madera571480
San Luis Obispo561835
Yolo419975
Shasta409542
Santa Cruz389827
Butte366459
Napa275717
Sutter263813
El Dorado19304
San Benito174115
Yuba173210
Lassen14803
Tehama143523
Mendocino138522
Nevada10189
Lake83218
Glenn8296
Humboldt7309
Tuolumne7088
Colusa6426
Mono4993
Siskiyou4951
Amador45016
Calaveras43421
Inyo28316
Del Norte2731
Plumas1770
Trinity1130
Modoc1110
Mariposa1042
Alpine420
Sierra170
Unassigned00
Chico
Scattered Clouds
59° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 59°
Oroville
Clear
60° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 60°
Paradise
Scattered Clouds
59° wxIcon
Hi: 59° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 59°
Chester
Overcast
41° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 41°
Red Bluff
Clear
60° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 60°
Willows
Scattered Clouds
59° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 59°
Mostly sunny & dry weather is ahead for your Monday. The potential for showers will return to mostly mountain areas late Tuesday night through Wednesday .We'll be drying back out for Thanksgiving.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events