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River Complex forces evacuations in Trinity County

The Trinity County Sheriff's Office has issued evacuation orders for the River Complex.

Posted: Aug 13, 2021 4:55 PM
Updated: Aug 13, 2021 10:33 PM

TRINITY COUNTY, Calif. - The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office issued evacuation orders due to the River Complex.

The Sheriff’s Office said the end of Coffee Creek Rd, west of the Sugar Pine Trail is under an evacuation order.

People who live in the area or are visiting should leave the area.

The River Complex Fire has burned 36,945 acres and is 10% contained.

The Snow Fire is burning in the Trinity Alps Wilderness, just south of the northern boundary of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

The only known size of the fires are listed here:

  • Haypress Fire: 23,698 acres and 3% contained
  • Summer Fire: 11,398 acres and 2% contained
  • Cronan Fire: 1,826 acres and 3 % contained

There are other fires in the area that make up the total complex and are 2% contained in total, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

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The next in a series of storms is approaching northern California tonight, and we'll have more rainy weather in the valley overnight with mountain snow. Showers will still fall Wednesday, with many more rain chances ahead.
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