Over 4,400 lightning strikes are recorded in California over past 24 hours

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August 22, 2013 – Over the past 24 hours over 4,400 lightning strikes occurred in Northern California sparking 45 new fires.

CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit
5 new fires, largest is less than an 1 acre

CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc-Plumas Unit
6 new fires, largest is less than 1 acre

FEDERAL FIRES

Lassen National Forest
2 new fires, largest is less than an 1 acre

Klamath National Forest
9 new fires, largest is 2-3 acres

Tahoe National Forest
1 new fire, largest is less than an 1 acre, fire is contained

Tahoe Management Unit
4 new fires, largest is less than an 1 acre, all fires contained

Modoc National Forest
8 new fires, largest fire is the Whitmore Fire 40 acres – 70% contained

Six Rivers National Forest
2 new fires, Roger Fire 4-5 acres, Lemonade Fire 2 acres

Plumas National Forest
4 new fires, largest is less than an 1 acre

Shasta-Trinity National Forest
1 new fire, fire is less than an 1 acre

BLM,  Northern California District
3 new fires, largest is less than an 1 acre