[UPDATED With Easier to Use Information] Lightning Fire Maps
Here are the Cal Fire maps indicating where fires have been located. We’re crowd-sourcing this. Add analysis and information in the comment section. Try to be as factual as possible. We’ll add confirmed information to the main lightning fire page here.
The map to the left shows the fires near Blocksburg. The flames represent a confirmed fire. The number one is for our area and then the next numbers indicate which fire it is in the order it was discovered. So, 1.32 is the thirty-second fire found in our area. According to these maps, there are at least 58 confirmed fires. We believe because of scanner traffic there are over 60 in Southern Humboldt alone. This does not include Trinity fires. Some have been extinguished.
Click each bullet-pointed link to go to a full page view.
- Holmes Flat Area
- Pratt Mountain and south
- East Branch of South Fork of the Eel River and east
- Alderpoint and north
- Casterlin and to the northeast of that
- Blocksburg area
Reader Barbara Giannini just put together this impressive list of the fires by map and then by fire number: If you know her, tell her how awesome she is. Now, if people hear a fire number on the scanner they can quickly look up where the fires are located.
Fires by Map and Number
3.1 Mule Creek (Larabee Valley south of 36)
3.2 North of Mule Creek – Meadow Larabee Valley
3.4 Forest Service Road 01N10L
3.5 Due East of the Tree Farm
3.7 Mad River Rock Lookout Road – Btwn Lake and the Road
3.8 West between Ruth Lake and Van Duzen Road
3.9 West of Ruth Lake and East of Ruth-Van Duzen Road
Map 2 – Pratt Mountain South
1.1 & 1.5 West of Harris 1.5 to 2 miles west of Mail Ridge Road
1.9 South of Alderpoint Road North of Frenchmen’s Creek
1.17 N of Alderpoint Road South of Power’s Creek
1.24 Reed Mountain Area East of 101 @ Richarson’s Grove
New fires as we map them: (red marker indicates latitude and longitude as we get them.)
1-67 3.28 miles EAST of Kettenpon Store; small spot; Slow rate of spread. Click here for map.