Fawn Fire Saturday Update

7,544 acres

10% containment

100 structures destroyed

Current Situation:

Full suppression strategy continues for the Fawn Fire through a combination of direct and indirect tactics. Current winds continue to diminish as high pressure settles over the weekend. Winds will be south/southwest with gusts up to 15 MPH today. Rain is predicted starting late Monday through Tuesday afternoon.

Based on an informal “windshield survey” fire crews have identified approximately 100 structures that have been damaged or destroyed. CAL FIRE Damage inspection teams will begin a detailed official damage assessment today. Residents within evacuation warnings should be prepared to leave if fire activity increases.

Evacuation Orders

  • All of Holiday Road south of Old Oregon Trail.
  • All roads east of Dry Creek along Elk Trail east, north to Shasta Lake, and back down Dry Creek.
  • All roads off Old Oregon Trail in both directions between Bear Mountain north to Interstate 5.
  • All roads off Bear Mountain in both directions between Dry Creek and Old Oregon Trail.
  • All roads east of I-5, north of Old Oregon Trail all the way north to Shasta Lake

Evacuation Warnings 

  • All roads north of Old Oregon Trail at Akrich north to Pine Grove & east of I-5.
  • Tierra Oaks and the surrounding area.

Residents within evacuation warnings should be prepared to leave if fire activity increases.

Evacuation Centers

First Church of the Nazareen 2225 Bechelli Lane Redding, California 96002

Road Closures

  • Dry Creek Road at Squaw Grass Trail
  • Old Oregon Trail at La Crescenta Drive – City of Redding
  • Old Oregon Trail at Holiday Lane
  • Union School at Phaedra Lane
  • Fawndale Road at I-5

Courtesy of Cal Fire