What You Need to Know: September 7

Good Morning North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Sept. 7, 2018.

Posted: Sep 7, 2018 9:23 AM
Updated: Sep 7, 2018 10:08 AM

Delta Fire Update

The Delta Fire is 24,558 acres in Shasta and Trinity Counties. There are evacuation orders and warnings in communities in Shasta, Trinity and Siskiyou counties. I-5 remains closed from Redding to the Oregon border this morning. Drivers are asked to take the alternate route through Highway 89.

Public Meeting Today for Delta Fire

A public meeting will be held tonight for both the Delta and the Hirz fire at 6 p.m. at Dunsmuir High School. The Shasta-Trinity National Forest will also broadcast it live on their Facebook page. 

Kerlin Fire Update

The Kerlin Fire has grown to 1,228 acres and is 0 percent contained. 

A public meeting will be held at the Hyampom Volunteer Fire Department at 6 p.m. on Sept. 7. 

Hirz Fire Update

The Hirz Fire is now 46,150 acres and is 80 percent contained. 

The McCloud River Arm of Shasta Lake remains closed to boat access north of Holiday Harbor and the Shasta Caverns Ferry. Recreation sites closed due to the Hirz Fire are Hirz Bay, Moore Creek, Pine Point, Ellery Creek, Dekkas Rock and McCloud Bridge.

North Fire Update

The North Fire remains at 1,274 acres but is now 43 percent contained. 

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A winter storm will continue to drop rain & snow with thunderstorm chances through Monday. Next week we dry out and warm up with sunny skies and highs possibly reaching the 80s!
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