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Current Wildfire, Air Quality and Road Info

Posted June 22nd 2016

Updated May 5, 2017

Are you wondering where the current wildfires are? For current wildfire information, please visit the Cal Fire Current Incidents webpage which also includes a California Statewide Fire Map.  Please click 'Full Article' for a link to the Cal Fire website and links to the California Department of Transportation to check current highway conditions, Airnow for air quality maps and links for wildfire preparedness.

For current wildfire information, please visit the Cal Fire Current Incidents webpage which also includes a California Statewide Fire Map. 
Cal Fire: http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_current


For current California Road Conditions, please click on the link below.
California Department of Transportation: http://www.dot.ca.gov/cgi-bin/roads.cgi
You can also call 1-800.427.7623 for current highway conditions.

For information on current air quality, please visit Airnow.gov at the link below.
AirNow:  http://www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=airnow.local_state&stateid=5&mapcenter=0&tabs=0#tabs-1

Are you Ready for a Wildfire? Being Ready. Getting Set. Go Evacuation Guide. Also, please check out the Get Ready for Wildfire App. For more information, please click the Cal Fire link below.
Cal Fire: Are you Ready for Wildfire? http://www.readyforwildfire.org/

Wildfire Preparedness by the  American Red Cross. Please click the link below for information from the American Red Cross on how to prepare, respond during and recover after wildfires. This also includes a map of current wildfires in the USA.
American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/wildfire

American Red Cross list of Supplies to take with you if you need to evacuate.
  • Water—one gallon per person, per day (3-day supply)
  • Food—non-perishable, easy-to-prepare items (3-day supply)
  • Flashlight
  • Battery-powered or hand-crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible)
  • Extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Medications (7-day supply) and medical items
  • Multi-purpose tool
  • Sanitation and personal hygiene items
  • Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, deed/lease to home, birth certificates, insurance policies)
  • Cell phone with chargers
  • Family and emergency contact information
  • Extra cash
  • Emergency blanket
  • Map(s) of the area
  • Other essential items that could not be replaced if they were destroyed

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    Did you know that Smokey Bear is now online? Check out his website which includes a special kids' section, Smokey's journey though history and teaching resources. Please click on the following link for a visit: http://www.smokeybear.com.
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Shingletown Historical Society Museum 2017 Operating Hours

The Shingletown Historical Society Museum located in downtown Shingletown is open Tuesdays and Saturdays  from 11am - 3pm through September 30, 2017. Stop by and check out the new exhibits including a pioneer kitchen and a tool museum. Please click "Full Article" for more detals. ...Full Article

Current Wildfire Incidents, Air Quality and Road Info

Are you wondering where the current wildfires are? For current wildfire information, please visit the Cal Fire Current Incidents webpage which also includes a California Statewide Fire Map.  Please click 'Full Article' for a link to the CalFire website and links to the California Department of Transportation to check current highway conditions, Airnow for air quality maps and links for wildfire preparedness ...Full Article

2018 Trail Rides at the Wild Horse Sanctuary in Shingletown

To raise money to support the horses, the Wild Horse Sanctuary in Shingletown offers 2 and 3-day weekend pack trips to the public in 2018. Each day ride the trails created by the wild horses and burros. Click "Full Article" for more details ...Full Article

Manzanita Lake Hiking Trail

This easy trail in Lassen Volcanic National Park winds gently around Manzanita Lake and is an ideal choice for families or others unable to hike on difficult terrain. This trail is shaded by looming Jeffrey pines and bordered by lush willows. Click "Full Article" for more detals. ...Full Article

Hiking Lassen Volcanic National Park by Tracy Salcedo

From a challenging climb up Lassen Peak to easy rambles around crystal clear lakes, Hiking Lassen Volcanic National Park: A Guide to the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series) by Tracy Salcedo features 58 hike descriptions.  The book includes information on campsites, backcountry permits, safety, trail finder table, and a list of the author's favorites, as well as the natural and human history of the park, make this an essential guide for visitiors to this national treasure. 'Full Article'.  ...Full Article

Loomis Musuem in Lassen Volcanic National Park - 2017 Operating Hours

Loomis Museum opened for the season on May 26, 2017. The historic Loomis Museum is located at the northwest entrance of Lassen Volcanic Nationial Park off State Highway 44. This accessible facility offers exhibits, an auditorium and educational bookstore. Click "Full Article" for more details. ...Full Article

Lassen Park Watercraft Rentals at Manzanita Lake Camper Store 2017

Kayak, canoe, stand-up paddle board, and cataraft rentals are available at the Manzanita Lake Camper Store. Watercraft rentals are offered from 10 am to 4 pm on a first-come, first-served basis. Enjoy Manzanita Lake from the water!  Please click "Full Article" for more details. 
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Lassen Park Summer 2017 Newspaper now Online

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CalTrans QuickMap - Check it Out

Check this out! The Caltrans QuickMap web page presents several types of real-time traffic information layered on a Google Map. The information includes traffic speed, lane and road closures due to construction and maintenance activities, incident reports and more. It is also available as a mobile app. Click "Full Article" for more details. ...Full Article

Shingletown Library and Bookstore

Did you know the Shingletown Library has over 11,000 books, a book store, wi-fi, computers, fax, copy machine, audio books, movies on DVDs and an adult literacy program? Please click 'Full Article' for information. ...Full Article

Recycling Search at Earth911.com

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Shingletown, Lassen Park and North State Webcams and Caltrans Road Conditions

What is the weather like in Shingletown or at Manzanita Lake in Lassen Park?   What is the traffic like on Interstate 5? Check out the Shingletown, Lassen Park and North State webcams. Click on 'Full Article' for more details and links to regional web cams, weather and road information. ...Full Article

Shasta County Information and Board of Supervisors Agendas, Minutes and Videos

Are you  wondering what is on the Shasta County Board of Supervisors agenda or where to find out more information about Shasta County and its various departments including minutes and video of Board of Supervisor Meetings, telephone, fax and website information? Please click "Full Article" for more details.
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Veterans. Are You Looking for a Place to Call Home? Check out Cal Vet.

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