Nelson Fire: Containment stays at 90% on blaze in Shasta-Trinity National Forest, southeast of Dunsmuir

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July 21, 2022
9:56 PM

Note to readers: We've made this story free as an important public service. If you are able, help power local journalism. Subscribe to the Mount Shasta Herald.Firefighters are mopping up a burn area from a fire that broke out last Friday in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.The Nelson Fire is burning about 10 miles southeast of Dunsmuir and about 3 miles southeast of Lake McCloud in steep terrain.4:50 p.m. Monday UPDATEThe Nelson Fire, located northwest of Big Bend, remained at two acres in size on Monday, Shasta-Trinity National Forest Public Affairs Officer Ruth Esperance said.

Jessica Skropanic