Friday Evening Update
Incident: Rail Fire Wildfire
For Immediate Release
The Davis Fire is 100% contained and is 97 acres.
The Rail Fire is at 50% containment and remains at 68 acres.
There will be a Hot Shot crew assigned to the Rail Fire overnight with more resources on until midnight. The firefighters will work to protect the fire origin keep the fire within the fire perimeter and continue with mop-up in areas that are safe to do so. Trees falling are of great concern for firefighter safety.
With the current weather conditions stabilizing on the Rail Fire resources will begin to be released tomorrow.
The resources that will remain on the fire will complete mop-up up to 300 feet from the fire’s edge to the interior.
Location: Modoc National Forest
Date Started: September 5 2013
Cause: Under investigation
Size: 68 acres
Injuries: 0Total Personnel: 475 Resources:
9 Water Tenders
5 Rotor wing aircraft
1 Air attack