Shasta County Creek Fire

1,300 Acres Burned South of Redding, CA

The Creek Fire began Sunday afternoon in Shasta County. By Monday morning, it had burned 1,300 acres and destroyed two structures. The fire is 30 percent contained. 

Although officials feel they are making good progress with this fire, erratic winds have residents on guard. 

Evacuations are at Small Farms Drive area, Marsha Way, Coal Pit Road, Rainbow Road, Lower Coal Pit Road, Shasta Star Lane, Manzanita Road, Duck Road, Cobblestone Road, Ohio Buckeye Road, Lost Lane, Bradley Ridge Road and Windwalker Lane.

Numerous roads were closed in the area, including:

  • Highway 273 at Clear Creek Road
  • Branstetter at Texas Springs Road
  • Montgomery Ranch at Texas Springs Road
  • Platina Road at Gas Point Road
  • Gas Point Road at Lower Gas Point Road
  • Clear Creek Road at Placer
  • Panther Road south of Clover
  • Dale Lane north and south of Cloverdale
  • Tobacco Road
  • Hawthorne Road at Oak Street
  • China Gulch Drive at Sullivan Drive
  • Oak Street at Zendella Road

The Creek FirePawnee Fire, Lane Fire and Stoll Fire, all ignited on the same weekend, affecting different parts of Northern California. By Sunday evening, all three fires had already burned over 12,000 acres in Tehama, Shasta, Lake, Tuolumne and Calaveras counties.