California Fireplace Map: Monitor Fires Close to Me Proper Now [August 13]



Fires are nonetheless a difficulty in California as sizzling, dry climate continues within the area. Right here’s a have a look at the newest wildfires being reported on August 13, 2019, together with the Moose fireplace, Ward fireplace, and others. This text first consists of interactive maps for all of California, together with Cal Fireplace and different sources. Then the second part particulars particular fires within the area in alphabetical order. Do not forget that in the case of fires, particulars can change shortly, so additionally keep tuned to your native information sources if there’s a fireplace in your area.

Interactive Maps of California Fires

There are two interactive maps to comply with to get the most effective updates about California fires this summer season. In lots of instances, the fires don’t at all times overlap so it’s good to evaluation all of the maps for the newest info.

A beforehand useful map is an interactive map supplied by CAL FIRE and Google. Sadly, this map hasn’t been up to date shortly and as of August 13 it nonetheless hasn’t been up to date, which is uncommon. So we’re now not embedding the map within the story. You possibly can view the map right here.

The second good interactive map is Inciweb’s map. You possibly can see the total map right here. There’s an embeddable Google Map that features Inciweb fires which you’ll see under. Relying in your browser, you could must zoom in utilizing the + button throughout the map or change settings on the Layers tab of Legend to solely present Inciweb fires:

One other good map could be discovered right here from A screenshot is under for the reason that map can’t be embedded, however you’ll need to go to the total map for particulars. You possibly can enter your handle to see how shut the fires are to your location.

Every of those maps usually comprises particulars the others are lacking, so that you’ll must view all three for a full replace on the fires. Nonetheless, model new fires might not be listed on any of the above maps till they’ve been round for a number of hours.

Subsequent are extra particular particulars on the fires for August 13, 2019. In case you are in search of a particular fireplace, seek for the title so you’ll find it sooner, or simply scroll down and have a look at the fires, listed in alphabetical order.

Record of Lively Fires in California on August 13, 2019

Listed here are the energetic fires and updates about them. Most of those are in alphabetical order.

Bowler Fireplace

This hearth was first noticed on July 24. As of August 1 and August 12, the hearth was 100 % contained, though it’s nonetheless listed as energetic on Inciweb’s map. It grew to 40 acres.

Dixon Fireplace

This hearth is 9 acres in measurement as of August 4, the newest replace, and was brought on by lightning. It’s east of Silver Peak on Carson Iceberg Wilderness, Inciweb reported. Inciweb famous: “Humboldt-Toiyabe Nationwide Forest fireplace managers are making use of a lightning-caused fireplace to satisfy a number of useful resource targets within the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness. The Dixon Fireplace is positioned east of Silver Peak on the north aspect of Dixon Creek and was found on July 28 by aerial reconnaissance after storms handed by way of the realm.”

Fish Fireplace

Listed on Inciweb’s map as an energetic fireplace, the Fish Fireplace was 77 acres is now 100 % contained as of July 19. It was within the Sierra Nationwide Forest and was found on the afternoon of July 15, close to the Fish Creek Campground. No constructions had been threatened.

June Lightning Fires 2019 (Bald Fireplace and Misplaced Fireplace)


In Kernville, California, two fires had been found within the Sequoia Nationwide Forest from lightning, Inciweb wrote. These are the Bald Fireplace and the Misplaced Fireplace. Collectively they’ve burned about 122 acres as of July 16. The excellent news is that as of July 23, each fires are 100 % contained at 122 acres.

Mill Fireplace

This hearth in Monterey County is 280 acres and 100 % contained as of August 13.

It was in Los Padres Nationwide Forest, west of Fort Hunter Liggett, in response to

The trigger is being investigated.

Decrease Fireplace

This hearth was reported August 12. As of August 13, it’s 46 acres and 90 % contained. The fireplace is at Fuel Level Street and Decrease Fuel Level Street in Igo, positioned in Shasta County.

Moose Fireplace

This is likely one of the extra worrisome fires in the mean time as a result of it brought about evacuations regardless of its smaller measurement. The fireplace is 225 acres and 25 % contained as of August 13. It’s in Mendocino County, off Moose Street and Bus McGall Street, northwest of Hopland.

In keeping with CA. gov: “The Moose Fireplace is at present burning south east from Moose Street in an space often known as McNab Ranch, north of Hopland. The fireplace is burning in brush and grass oak woodland in steep terrain. Buildings are threatened. There are roughly 300 firefighters on the Incident with extra personnel and tools arriving all through the evening.”

The next evacuation orders got, in response to

  • McNab Ranch Space
  • Valley View Street
  • Bus McGall Street
  • Moose Street

Mendocino’s Sheriff’s workplace famous:

Evacuation warnings had been issued for:

  • McNab Ranch Space
  • North finish of Feliz Creek Street
  • Feliz Creek Drive

Street Closures had been issued for Bus Mcgall Street at Valley View Street.

Ten constructions are threatened.

Palermo Fireplace

This hearth is within the LAFD space (Los Angeles county) and it’s a seven-acre brush fireplace that simply began on August 13 round 4:15 p.m.

Smoke is starting to disperse from this hearth.

The fireplace’s common location is above.

Sherman Prescribed Burn

Listed on Inciweb, this can be a prescribed fireplace to assist forestall wildfires from getting uncontrolled.

SHF Lightning 2019

As of August 12, 31 lightning fires had began from latest storms from August 8-10. Right here’s a have a look at the present standing of these fires: 


08/09/2019 19:56, PINE, W of Brushy Mtn, 0.25, acre, Out


08/10/2019 19:11, MONTGOMERY, Montgomery Ridge close to Hwy Three 0.1 acre, Contained
08/10/2019 07:21, TANGLE, Tangle Blue Creek and Hwy 3, 0.1 acre, Out
08/11/2019 12:51, STONEY, Stoney Level Trinity Lake, 0.1 acre, Managed

08/12/2019 13:22, SUNFLOWER, Close to Sunflower Creek, 0.5 acre, Staffed
08/12/2019 15:00, SHERER, S of Sherer Ridge, 0.71 acre, Staffed
08/12/2019 15:00, BARNUM, Close to Large French Creek, 1.7 acres, Staffed
08/12/2019 16:00, PANSY, Close to Swift Creek, 4.2 acres, Staffed
08/12/2019 16:00, BUSHY, Granite Peak Rd, .75 acres, Staffed


08/10/2019 09:15, DONEY, NW of Lakehead, 0.1 acre, Out
08/10/2019 11:21, DOOLES, N of Salt Creek Mtn, 0.1 acre, Managed
08/10/2019 10:41, SPRING, Throughout canyon from Prospect Creek, 0.1 acre, Out
08/10/2019 11:24, SALT, N of Salt Creek Mtn, 0.1 acre, Managed
08/10/2019 19:00, CHARLIE, NW of Lakeshore East, 0.1 acre, Out
08/10/2019 09:57, PROSPECT, W of Shoeinhorse Mtn, 0.1 acre, Out
08/10/2019 07:14, BRUSHY, Close to Brushy Canyon, 0.25 acre, Out
08/10/2019 09:57, HAPPY, Pleased Looking Grounds, 0.1 acre, Out
08/10/2019 17:58, HUNTING, W of Iron Canyon Reservoir, 0.1 acre, Out
08/11/2019,12:45, HOOVER, Squaw Arm Shasta Lake, 0.5 acre, Managed

08/11/2019 10:44, MUDDY, East aspect of Backyard Ridge, 3.5 acres, Staffed


08/10/2019 11:28, ZOT, Close to Hazel Creek Rd, 0.1 acre, Patrol
08/10/2019 13:15, TOAD, E of Toad Mtn, 0.1 acre, Patrol
08/10/2019 16:41, CINDER, E of Hotlum close to Cinder Cone, 0.1 acre, Patrol
08/10/2019 16:16, BEAR, N of Gumboot Lake, 0.1 acre, Patrol
08/10/2019 19:25, FISCHER, Throughout from Sims Flat, 0.1 acre, Patrol
08/10/2019 12:13, SISSON, Rocky excessive elevation on Mt Eddy, 0.1 acre, Patrol
08/10/2019 16:17, WHITE, N of Bear Ridge, S of 0.1 acre, Patrol
08/10/2019 15:53, FRENCH, W of Sugarloaf 0.1 acre, Patrol
08/10/2019 20:01, PICAYUNE, W of Porcupine Lake, 0.1 acre, Patrol
08/12/2019 16:54, GAZELLE, Close to Dewey Mine, 0.1 acre, Out

Springs Fireplace


This hearth is now 888 acres and 13 % contained, in response to Inciweb on August 12, the newest replace. It grew from 200 acres in just some days. It was brought on by lightning. It’s positioned 13 miles southeast of Lee Vining. The map above is from August 10, the newest Inciweb map.

Right here’s a map of street closures from the hearth:


On August 12, Inciweb wrote partially: “The Inyo Nationwide Forest Kind Three Incident Administration Group is managing the Springs Fireplace. Fireplace administration have based mostly strategic and tactical determination making on historic and scientific knowledge for the aim of managing for a number of targets together with safety, suppression and useful resource profit. Firefighters continued with holding and mop-up operations by way of the day. Crews assigned to nighttime shift continued with tactical firing operations, for a complete fireplace progress of 268 acres over the previous few days. This continues to supply extra depth to the management line securing the established anchor level. Minimal progress occurred on Sunday on account of Easterly winds all through day. Early morning mild smoke/haze can be more likely to unfold west towards the Large Sand Flat space and probably as far south because the Bishop/Owens Valley. Afternoon winds will unfold in direction of the Benton/Hammil Valley space.”

Timm Fireplace

Ca.govTimm Fireplace

This hearth was first reported on August 13. It’s 25 acres and Zero % contained, positioned in Solano county off Timm Street and Allendale Street, south of Winters. The trigger is below investigation.

Ward Fireplace

This hearth is in Oregon however close to the border with California. It’s at present 1,301 acres and 34 % contained as of August 13. The trigger is below investigation. The fireplace began August 9 and is close to Freeway 66 and Ward Street, about 13 miles west of Keno, Oregon. It’s additionally 18 miles southwest of Klamath Falls.

Drier climate immediately might assist some areas flare again up.

You possibly can comply with updates on the hearth’s Fb web page.

West Fireplace

This hearth was reported on August 13. It’s in Los Angeles County, off 120th Road West and Coppermill Street in Lancaster.

The fireplace is 90 acres and 30 % contained. The trigger is below investigation.

Keep tuned to native information for the newest evacuation updates if there are fires close to your space, as fireplace information can change shortly.