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Gasquet Complex wildfires grow to 800 acres

Gasquet Complex wildfires grow to 800 acres
Roughly 150 fire personnel from across the state are battling several wildfires collectively named the Gasquet Complex, totaling 838 acres in Six Rivers National Forest's Gasquet Ranger District:

• The Coon Fire (225 acres) is the largest of the active fires in the Gasquest Complex. It’s burning an area near Lower Coon Mountain Road about 2 miles northeast of Sand Camp river access on the South Fork of the Smith.
• The Bear Fire (150 acres) is burning about 5.5 miles southeast of Patrick Creek Lodge, near the Bear Basin Butte Lookout and Pierson Cabin. The lookout and cabin have been closed and the occupants evacuated, according to an update from the U.S. Forest Service.
• The Peak Fire (200 acres) is burning 10 miles southeast of Big Flat adjacent to the G-O Road on the north slope of Peak 8.
• The Williams (200 acres) and Summit fires (3 acres) are about 2 miles from the Peak Fire to the north and northwest, respectively.
• The Feeder Fire (80 acres) is currently burning east of the G-O Road about 7 miles southeast of Big Flat.
The fires are 2 percent contained, according to the Forest Service.

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