The latest update from the U.S. National Forest Services states that the fire is now 40 percent contained and is now at 244 acres. More information is below:
The Six Rivers and the Shasta-Trinity National Forests continue to work together to safely suppress the Grape fire. Current acreage for the Grape Fire is 244 acres with containment at 40 percent.
Community Meeting: There will be a community meeting on Thursday May 3 at 4 p.m. at the volunteer fire station in Hyampom. District Rangers and District Fire Management Officers (FMO) from both the Six Rivers and the Shasta-Trinity National Forests will be available to address any question or concerns from the community.
Area Closure: A Forest closure is now in effect for the Grape Fire. Closure area boundary begins at the junction of Forest Road No. 4N20 and Trinity County Road 311, then continues west along the southern edge of Forest Road No. 4N20 to its intersection with Forest Road No. 4N31, then continues northwest along the western edge of Forest Road No. 4N31 to its intersection with Forest Road No. 4N11B, then continues west and northwest along Forest Road No. 4N11B to its intersection with Section 23 (Township 4 North, Range 5 East Humboldt Meridian), then continues north along the eastern boundary of Section 23 to its intersection with Section 14 (Township 4 North, Range 5 East Humboldt Meridian), then continues north along the eastern boundary of Section 14 to its intersection with Forest Road No. 4N13, then continues east along the northern edge of Forest Road No. 4N13 to its intersection with Trinity County Road 311, then continues southeast along the western edge of Trinity County Road 311 back to the starting point. For closure order and map visit InciWeb Grape Fire information website: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/photos/CASHF/2018-04-25-1335-Grape-Fire/related_files/pict20180329-183108-0.pdf
Monday’s weather forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high near 61. Winds will be out of the northwest at 8 to 10 mph.
Top priorities continue to be firefighter and public safety, protecting private property, water systems, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) transmission lines and natural forest stands.
For updated information regarding this fire, please call (530) 628-0039 or visit the InciWeb Grape Fire information website: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5761/
Date/Time Reported : April 24, 2018 4:59 p.m.
Acres Burned: 244
Cause: Under Investigation
Percent Contained: 40%
Area Closures: In Effect
Health Advisories: none
Hand Crews: 2
Fallers: 1 team
Total resources: 105