Tuesday, August 13, 2013

American Fire burning thru New Forestry LLC's Deadwood THP area.


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American Fire: The American Fire was first reported around 4:30pm on August 10th, 2013 near Deadwood Ridge, 17 miles NE of the community of Foresthill in Placer County.  As of August 13th, 2013 the fire has grown to 1,750 acres in size, and is burning across the North Fork of the Middle Fork of the American River and thru New Forestry LLC's THP 2-09-098 PLA (Deadwood THP).  The fire has been described as burning in heavy timber, and the cause has not been disclosed and is still under investigation.

THP 2-09-098 PLA (Deadwood THP) New Forestry LLC, 153 acres, group selection logging. Secret Canyon, El Dorado Canyon, Screwauger Canyon (MD: T15N R12E Sec.12, 16, 21). Winter operations, moderate erosion hazard, scattered large trees, north fork american river roadless area, 4 CA spotted owl territories, sensitive plants. Estimated public comment deadline: 12/06/09. More information is available on the THP Tracking Center website.

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