Evacuation warnings lifted around Lava Fire

WEED, Calif. – People living near the Lava Fire are no longer under any evacuation orders or warnings.

The lightning-caused wildfire was first reported on Friday, June 25 about 3.5 miles northeast of Weed and 4.5 miles southeast of Lake Shastina in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

The fire was kept to under 2,000 acres the weekend after it started. However, the fire grew rapidly in the following days. By Monday, June 7, the fire was estimated to be 25,002 acres in size and 72% contained.

Evacuation orders for Lake Shastina and Carrick were downgraded on June 1. However, several areas remained under evacuation order until July 4, when all remaining orders were downgraded to warnings. Finally, on July 7, evacuation warnings were rescinded.

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