BTU sent a strike team to a new start in TGU “east of Red Bluff.” Any further info on location, acreage and incident name?


From CA Fire Scanner:
AA240 overhead of 3 fires N/E of Red Bluff. Largest fire is 50 acres & another fire is 30 acres, currently holding in the creek bed but have strong north winds on them. Potential 200 acres if held @ creek, potential for 300-500 acres if it jumps it. Unsure of fire name.


The fires N/E of Red Bluff are being called the Sun Fire - AA requesting 2 additional LATs + an addl type 2 copter w/ crew. Fire may have jumped the creek, starting evac warnings in the area.

North Ops advising only one LAT available. Offering up 1 LAT and 2 S 2’s.


Per Cal Fire: Firefighters are battling a 80 acre fire off Hwy 36 and Sunriver Drive, east of Red Bluff (Tehama County).



Per AA Fire is 250 acres, Fire has jumped a creek they where attempting to hold it at and is now running south. Structures will likely be threatened soon.


Any updates on size or forward spread?


Local news saying 700 20%