Acres Burned: 513 Crews: 18
Cause: Lightning Engines:69
Date Started: August 18, 2013 Helicopters: 3
Containment: 69% Air Tankers: 0
Expected Containment: Aug. 24, 2013 Total Resources Assigned: 705
According to a statement released by the Plumas National Forest there is lots of smoke in the air but just a handful of very small fires resulted from the last lightning storms moving through the Plumas National Forest on Wednesday night and early Thursday morning (August 21-22). The majority of the fires were on the eastern portion of the forest.