Incident: Rail Fire Wildfire
Personnel and equipment are working on the Rail Fire this evening on the Modoc National Forest.
The Rail Fire is located about nine miles northwest of Canby, Calif. and approximately 45 acres. Over 100 resources are responding including air tankers, engines, water tenders, dozers and helicopters. The fire is expanding at a moderate to rapid rate of spread. Gusty winds are hampering fire suppression efforts. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Smoke is visible from Alturas.
More information will be provided as it becomes available. If you have any questions, please contact Punky Moore, Public Affairs Officer, 530-233-8713.