modoc national forest

Lone Fire update: 5,737 acres, 55% contained

MODOC NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – Firefighters are making progress on the Lone Fire burning in Modoc County. Pictures show the just part of the area where the fire has been through in grassland and juniper forests about 47 miles southeast of Klamath …

Lone Fire in Modoc County 0% contained

MODOC NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – A new wildfire burning in a remote part of Northern California quickly grew to over 2,500 since it first started Thursday. While 17 fires were reported in the Modoc National Forest, the largest is the Lone Fire …

Tucker Fire reaches over 14,000 acres

MODOC NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – #UPDATE: The Tucker Fire is now 30% contained as of about 9:00 P.M. on Wednesday. ##### A fire burning near the Oregon-California border was last reported to be over 14,000 acres and 10% contained. The U.S. Forest …

Drone used to map Parker 2 Fire

Alturas, Calif. – The Federal Aviation Administration recently granted permission for the Department of the Interior to fly a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft system (UAS) over an active wildfire. The UAS, colloquially known as a drone, was operated by a Department of the …