Dodge Fire in Northern Lassen County grows to 3,500 acres
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 — A wind-fanned wildfire has consumed about 3,500 acres of sagebrush, grass and juniper trees on public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management in a remote part of Lassen County.
The Dodge Fire, named for nearby Dodge Reservoir, started at approximately 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4. The cause is under investigation.There are a few isolated ranching cabins in the fire area about 17 miles northeast of Ravendale, but none have been damaged.
Officials at the Susanville Interagency Fire Center said the blaze burned actively through the night Monday, and was spreading to the north and east today. Resources including crews, fire engines, bulldozers and water tenders were continuing to arrive at the fire. At least two helicopters were assigned.Add a comment