Bird Fire Final Update: 6/12/22 10:45am

Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District

Size: 2 acres

Cause: Lightning

Date/Time Detected: June 11, 2022, 4:30 pm

Location: Near Bird Spring in Dark Canyon between Highway 130 and Rd 233 (aka Dark Canyon Rd.) Google Map of the fire’s location

Firefighting Resources: 2 Engines, 2 hotshot crews, 1 bulldozer

Fuel Type: Dense dead and down logs.

Evacuations: None

Fire Update: The Bird Fire did not grow overnight and remains at 2 acres. Firefighters completed a fireline around the perimeter at 9:30am. A type-3 helicopter conducted bucket drops on the fire this morning. Crews will continue to extinguish burning material around the fire’s edge, which is knows as “mopping up” in wildland fire.  

This will be the last update for the Bird Fire unless there is a significant change.

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