[UPDATE 5:19 pm: 1000 Acres] New Rapidly Growing Large Fire Near Igo and South of WhiskeyTown Lake – Redheaded Blackbelt

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Zogg Fire 4.16 p.m.

The Zogg Fire at 4:16 p.m. [Image from AlertWildfire]

A new fire has broken out south of Whiskeytown Lake, north of Igo.

According to a tweet from Cal Fire at 4:05 p.m., “New incident: #ZoggFire off Zogg Mine Road and Jenny Bird Lane, North of Igo in Shasta County is 400 acres.”

There have been unconfirmed reports on the scanner of civilians trapped.

Some of dozers from the Humboldt Del Norte area are being sent to fight this fire.

Some tweets that give perspective.

UPDATE 4:53 p.m.: According to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page, there are civilians trapped in this rapidly growing fire.

UPDATE 4:56 p.m.: Journalist with KRCR livestreaming here.

UPDATE 5:12 p.m.: According to Call Fire, “#ZoggFire off Zogg Mine Road and Jenny Bird Lane, North of Igo in Shasta County is 1000 acres.”

UPDATE 5:19 p.m.: Scanner traffic from law enforcement indicates they are still getting new reports of people trapped by the fire.

UPDATEE 5:30 p.m.: The National Weather Service in Sacramento reports, “North winds are gusting to 30-40 mph with relative humidity values of 5-10%.”

UPDATE 5:37 p.m.: NEW Evacuations

UPDATE 5:57 p.m.: Photo from people evacuating.

UPDATE 7:53 p.m.: Cal Fire is now saying the fire is about 7000 acres.

Zogg fire

The Zogg Fire as seen at 7:50 p.m. [Screenshot from the Alert Wildfire Ducket Camera]


USEFUL INFORMATION:

CAL FIRE Listed EVACUATION AREA  as of 8:50 p.m.:

Mandatory Evacuation Orders: All areas south of South Fork Rd & Zogg Mine Rd. South along Gas Point corridor including all residents along Gas Point Rd. to Foster Dr. Platina Rd west to Tehama Co. line. Residents evacuate east bound HWY 36 to collection point at Holiday Market on Gas Point Rd Cottonwood

Evacuate to:

Collection point for residents evacuating is at Holiday Market 20635 Gas Point Rd in Cottonwood

Wildfire Evacuation Checklist

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