Officials Close Roads in Shasta-Trinity National Forest Due to Carr Fire
This is a press release from the U.S. Forest Service
REDDING, Calif. — Shasta-Trinity National Forest officials are implementing a road closure in the area west of Lakehead effective today August 1 until the Carr Fire is declared out. This order is in place to provide for public and firefighter safety.
Deputy Forest Supervisor Terri Simon-Jackson reports, “This closure is necessary because of the many hazards presented by the Carr Fire. Firefighter and public safety is always our highest priority on all wildfires. We appreciate your cooperation and patience while we work with our partners to fully contain the Carr Fire.”
The Forest Order 14-18-11 and map of the roads that are closed are posted on the forest website at: https://go.usa.gov/xUwmw.
The Carr Fire is being managed under unified command with CAL FIRE, National Park Service, Redding Fire and the U.S. Forest Service. It is 35 percent contained and 115,538 acres and there are 4,151 personnel on the incident. Tonight August 1 at 6:00 p.m. there will be a community meeting in Lakehead at the Lakehead Lion’s Club located at 20814 Mammoth Drive. For current fire information, please call (530) 225-2510 or visit: http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents/incidentdetails/Index/2164.