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Gibson Fire now 100% contained

The Shasta-Trinity National Forest has reported that the Gibson Fire is now 100% contained.

Posted: Jul 19, 2020 5:51 PM
Updated: Jul 20, 2020 8:06 AM

UPDATE: 7:20 a.m. Monday, July 20th - The Shasta-Trinity National Forest is reporting that the Gibson Fire is now 100% contained.  Firefighters worked through the night to finish off the fire. It burned a total of 35 acres.  

UPDATE 9:00 p.m. Sunday, July 19, 2020 - The Gibson Fire is 20 acres in size. Firefighters have it 50% contained and they are making good progress, according to Shasta-Trinity National Forest's incident Public Information Officer, Debbie Carlisi.

Carlisi said crews are working on both sides of the Sacramento River in the canyon in order to protect the railroad tracks. Two scooper planes have been working in tandem dropping water on the fire.

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UPDATE 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 19, 2020 - One lane of Interstate 5 Northbound is closed due to the Gibson Fire, from north of Pollard Flat to Gibson.

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POLLARD FLAT, Calif. -  The Gibson Fire is burning north of Pollard Flat at Interstate 5 in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. 

Caution while driving in this area, as smoke could be visible on the road. The fire has grown to 3 acres due to very active fire conditions

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We were frying on Friday around northern California and the extreme heat will continue through Father's Day. Please stay cool in this hot weather and be cautious due to our increased fire danger through the weekend.
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