Wind-Fueled Walker Fire Grows to 38,000 Acres in Plumas National Forest

Photo: U.S. Forest Service

The Walker Fire burning through the Plumas National Forest became the largest wildfire of the season on Sunday as sustained winds pushed it to 38,049 acres. The fire is now 5 percent contained as Cal Fire and the Forest Service has deployed significant resources to the flames.

Mandatory Evacuation Orders remain in place for residents residing along Hwy 395 from the Thunder Mountain Road (Wales Canyon) to the Laufman Grade (Old Hwy 59), including the communities of Milford and Brockman Canyon. Antelope Lake to the Plumas county line, the Genesee Valley road corridor, the Ward Creek area, and the Flournoy Bridge area remain under mandatory evacuation orders. An Evacuation Center is set up at Lassen County Fairgrounds, 195 Russell Ave. Susanville, CA 96130. 

Sustained 18 mph winds are the forces behind the significant growth of the fire. The fire began on September 4th and the subsequent weather conditions, including low-humidity, heat and high winds has pushed it move quickly and threaten structures.

We will continue to update the situation as more information is made available.

Active NorCal

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