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Amid strong winds, North Complex holds at 96% containment

The North Complex has burned 318,930 acres. It Is now 96% contained. There have been 15 fatalities and 2,455 structures have been damaged or destroyed.

Posted: Aug 19, 2020 10:58 AM
Updated: Oct 27, 2020 8:55 AM

PLUMAS COUNTY, Calif. - The North Complex has burned 318,930 acres. Containment continues to hold at 96% during a frisky wind event.

A Red Flag Warning for extreme fire conditions remains in effect until 5 p.m. Tuesday. Winds Tuesday are not expected to break fire containment lines and should calm as the day goes on, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Vegetation in the fire area remains very dry. To prevent new fires, firefighters ask people to please use caution and avoid activities that may cause sparks, flame or heat.

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  • If you need assistance contact Plumas Co. Social Services at 283-6350
  • If you need assistance with animals contact Plumas County Animal Services at 283-3673. Large animals/livestock can also be accommodated

Firefighters continue to monitor for flare-ups seen within the interior of the burn. Resource Advisors are teamed with firefighters to identify wildlife habitat and cultural resources, and also to mitigate hazards during repair of suppression impacts to the land. Suppression repair work is focused along the southeastern border of the fire line.

Only a portion of the Plumas National Forest is closed due to the fire. Two-thirds of the forest is open for recreation. In the areas of Forest closures, Forest Service roads and campgrounds are closed. Burned trees, smoldering stump holes, heavy equipment being moved around the fire area are some of the immediate public safety issues in the closed burn area. Click Here to learn more.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3055568

Reported Deaths: 34441
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles103280614122
San Bernardino2561091560
Riverside2504362645
San Diego2168352109
Orange2148082477
Santa Clara943661109
Kern86718565
Fresno82485968
Sacramento806781111
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San Joaquin58290786
Contra Costa52965450
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Tulare41867506
Monterey36126255
San Mateo32596309
San Francisco29321262
Solano25806106
Imperial25317465
Santa Barbara25083236
Merced24452308
Sonoma24068240
Kings19435145
Placer17380180
San Luis Obispo15929136
Madera13443151
Santa Cruz12298113
Marin11693157
Yolo10620131
Shasta9776122
Butte9474123
El Dorado782644
Sutter775478
Napa760140
Lassen519516
San Benito496343
Yuba495127
Tehama397142
Tuolumne338240
Nevada320673
Mendocino311432
Amador301631
Lake261230
Humboldt239324
Glenn193519
Colusa17339
Calaveras161723
Siskiyou144613
Mono11214
Inyo97429
Del Norte8662
Plumas5895
Modoc3853
Mariposa3464
Trinity3024
Sierra820
Alpine730
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Lighter winds and mostly mild conditions are on the way for your Wednesday. We'll see cloudy skies and cooler temperatures on Thursday, and then a bigger drop in temperatures and showers on Friday. More wet weather looks likely from Sunday afternoon through early next week.
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