Red Bank Fire: Grows to 8,838 acres with 90% containment

Update: The Red Bank fire reached 90% containment

Posted: Sep 5, 2019 12:32 PM
Updated: Sep 12, 2019 9:46 AM

RED BLUFF, Calif. - CAL FIRE said as of 7:05 p.m. on Sept. 12 the lightning-caused Red Bank fire has burned 8,838 acres and has reached 90% containment. The fire is located in the Red Bank Area and Balis Bell Road, 25 miles west of Red Bluff in Tehama County.

CAL FIRE said the fire was reported by a spotter plane at 12:19 p.m. on September 5 with an initial size of eight acres. Acreage growth on the fire continues to hold.

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Tehama County CAL FIRE said no injuries have been reported.

Evacuation orders have been lifted as of 7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9.

Firefighters are still active in the area, please drive with caution. Access is limited to residents only.

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