Flat Fire in Trinity County: 300 Acres, 0% Containment (Map)

Flat Fire late Thursday evening. 150 acres and 0% contained.

Flat Fire late Thursday evening. [Crop of a photo posted by Cal Fire]

A wildfire that started southeast of Douglas City in Trinity County yesterday about 6 p.m. had reached 150 acres according to Cal Fire by around 9 p.m. The fire continued to expand overnight and is now estimated to be 300 acres burning in timber, with 0% contained. The blaze is threatening structures and has a potential for long-range spotting.

The fire is burning in a rough and steep area which is critically dry and has had no recent fires. It is in a remote area that is difficult to access.

Temperatures are expected to be in the nineties today but to grow to over a 100 on Saturday and Sunday. Humidity is expected to be mostly under 20 percent. Gusty north winds are expected in the area.

Flat Fire 6/29/18

The Flat Fire sending off billows of smoke. [Photo from a tweet by Cal Fire this morning]

MAP:

map of the Flat Fire 6/29

Click to go to a pdf map.

Earlier Chapter: A Quickly Growing Wildfire Burning Southeast of Douglas City in Trinity County Is Threatening Structures

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