BREAKING NEWS Forward progress stopped on fire in Oroville, evacuation orders reduced Full Story
BREAKING NEWS FDA approves remdesivir to treat Covid-19 Full Story
BREAKING NEWS Smoldering pile of trash next to bed caused early morning Redding house fire Full Story
SEVERE WX : Fire Weather Watch - Freeze Warning View Alerts
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.

Confirmed Cases: 886939

Reported Deaths: 17167
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2904866944
Riverside650561275
San Bernardino609451065
Orange576351423
San Diego53263863
Kern33551413
Fresno30220430
Sacramento24811474
Santa Clara23591382
Alameda22932435
San Joaquin21436484
Contra Costa18273238
Stanislaus17403394
Tulare17317279
Ventura13930160
Imperial12610336
San Francisco11969137
Monterey1115884
San Mateo10918157
Santa Barbara9671119
Merced9386153
Sonoma9016134
Kings817383
Solano720574
Marin7036127
Madera492873
San Luis Obispo408032
Placer402355
Yolo309958
Butte302651
Santa Cruz272524
Napa190814
Sutter182112
Shasta178629
San Benito141114
El Dorado13024
Yuba128010
Mendocino111121
Tehama7938
Lassen7611
Lake67815
Glenn6473
Nevada5988
Humboldt5609
Colusa5486
Calaveras33917
Amador31316
Tuolumne2574
Inyo21815
Siskiyou1860
Del Norte1751
Mono1752
Mariposa782
Plumas610
Modoc270
Trinity250
Sierra60
Alpine30
Unassigned00
Chico
Scattered Clouds
77° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 77°
Oroville
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 78°
Paradise
Scattered Clouds
77° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 77°
Chester
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 52°
Red Bluff
Clear
76° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 76°
Willows
Scattered Clouds
77° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 77°
Very strong winds and dry conditions are driving critical fire danger today. A Red Flag Warning for high fire danger, a Wind Advisory, and a Freeze Warning are all in effect for the start of your Thursday.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events