Timeline of the 'Carr Fire' Burning near Redding

Here is a brief timeline of the "Carr Fire" burning in Shasta County.

Posted: Jul 27, 2018 4:01 AM

Monday – The “Carr Fire started on Monday in the area of Highway 299 and Carr Powerhouse Road in Whiskeytown Lake which started by a mechanical failure of a vehicle. There’s no word yet if there is anybody responsible or if they’re facing consequences, said Cal Fire.


Wednesday – The fire then exploded overnight.


Thursday – The blaze doubled in size to 20,000 acres. Babies treated at Mercy Medical Center were relocated to another hospital due to the fire.

For more information on the "Carr Fire" click here. 

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