The following update was released by the Plumas National Forest at 9:00 August 21.
Acres Burned: 545 Crews: 7
Cause: Lightning Engines: 29
Date Started: August 18, 2013 Helicopters: 1
Containment: 40% Air Tankers: 0
Expected Containment: Aug. 24, 2013 Total Resources Assigned: 268
Current Fire Situation: The Ridge grew in size to 275 and is still at 0% containment. The Heights Fire is at 162 acres and is 30% contained. The Johnson, remains at 140 acres with 95% containment. The Hunt stayed at 11 acres and is still at 50% containment. The Keddie, at 18 acres, the Mountain and the Ruby at 1 acre each are 100% contained. The 32 and Cook, both under an acre are also 100% contained. A new fire, the Evans at 2 acres, materialized yesterday and was contained.
Central Coast Interagency Incident Management Team 7 officials have scheduled a public meeting for Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm at the Grange Hall in the town of Taylorsville, CA. This meeting is intended to provide information, address concerns and answer questions regarding the Hough Complex.