Modoc July Complex

Caldwell Fire explodes to 43,000 acres

Lava Beds National Monument – The ‘Caldwell’ Fire has now charred more than 70 square miles in the area of the Lava Beds National Monument. Lava Beds Superintendent Larry Whalon has been evacuated from his home due to the 43,000 acre Caldwell …

Caldwell Fire blackens 12 square miles

Lava Beds National Monument – The ‘Caldwell’ Fire near the southeast corner of the Lava Beds National Monument has now blackened more than 12 square miles. The Caldwell fire is the largest of several fires burning in the ‘July Complex’. As of …

Modoc July Complex 91% contained

Modoc National Forest, Calif. – A series of fire that have burned over 83,000 acres in northern California are 91% contained. As of August 10 at 12:00 p.m., the U.S. Forest Service said 1,227 personnel are working to suppress the lightning-sparked Modoc …