Beckwourth Complex Now Largest Fire in California
July 12, 2021
Source: Plumas News
Approximate impacted areas:
– Beckwourth (Plumas County, 96129)
– Chilcoot (Plumas County, 96105)
– Doyle (Lassen County, 96109)
*Concentrated structural damage reported
– Omira (Lassen County, 96109)
NOTE: This has NOT yet been declared a FEMA Major Disaster.
UPDATE 1:20 p.m: The CHP reports that Highway 395 is closed again between A26 near Doyle to the Highway 70 Junction due to erratic fire behavior.
UPDATE 9:40 a.m: The Doyle Fire district reports that approximately 20 homes are lost to the fire in Doyle. Affected residents can contact the Red Cross at 844-236-0153. Although 395 has reopened the evacuations are still in effect and you won’t be allowed back in.
UPDATE 9:30 a.m: Highway 395 is open. Use caution while driving due to the presence of firefighting personnel.
The Beckwourth Complex Fire is now the largest fire in California as it continues to push northeast, closing Highway 395 and destroying structures in its path. The Doyle Fire Protection District has confirmed that some structures have been lost in the town of Doyle, home to 675.
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