All evacuation orders lifted as crews make progress containing Fawn Fire

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The Latest – Wednesday, Sept. 29

11:05 a.m.

All evacuation warnings have been lifted except for SCU-E500-P.

All areas north from Clikapudi Creek, west from Wildcat Canyon and south from Juniper Drive remain under an evacuation warning. – Click or tap here for more details.


Original story below:

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — All evacuation orders have been lifted as crews make progress containing the Fawn Fire, burning in Shasta County.

The Fawn Fire has burned 8,595 acres and is 75% contained as of Wednesday morning.

8,595Acres Burned
75%Contained
80Structures Threatened
185Structures Destroyed
26Structures Damaged
Sept. 29, 7 a.m. Cal Fire Numbers

Cal Fire has a map indicating the status of structures. Click here to view.

Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in Shasta County on Monday to help with the response to the Fawn Fire.

On Wednesday, crews will continue to strengthen containment lines, patrolling the fire area and extinguishing hot spots.

Winds are expected to be 10-15 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph, Cal Fire reported.

Alexandra Souverneva was charged with felony arson to wildland with an enhancement because of a declared state of emergency in California, Shasta County District Attorney Stephanie Bridgett said.

Souverneva was trying to boil drinking water, according to a criminal complaint from the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office.

“She said the water contained bear urine and tried to filter the water with a tea bag. She said that didn’t work so she attempted to make a fire to boil the water. She stated it was too wet for the fire to start,” according to the court document.

The Palo Alto woman is also being investigated to see if she’s started other fires in Shasta County and throughout the state, Bridgett said.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


Shasta County officials have a 211 Disaster Update page for the Fawn Fire. Click or tap here to view.

Residents can sign up for Shasta County’s emergency alert system for evacuation information using the links below:

Evacuation information can also be found at the social media pages and sites below:

The following location has been listed as evacuation centers: 

  • Church of the Nazarene at 2225 Bechelli Lane in Redding, CA

Fawn Fire Evacuation Zone Map Below: 

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