The wildfire burning 12 miles southwest of Marion is 121.5 acres. 50 personnel are on site working on containment. No structures are threatened. Despite winds, firefighters are cautiously optimistic, because there is a dozer line around perimeter of fire zone. Crews expect to work the fire a few more days. Cooler temps and higher humidity are forecasted for this weekend, which will help fire suppression … Continue reading Update #2 on Hubbart Dam Fire
The Hubbart Dam Fire, a ten acre fire south of Marion about 1 mile east of Hubbard Reservoir, began burning in grass, brush and timber yesterday (October 6, 2020). Marion Fire is assisting DNRC. You may have seen helicopters also assisting in fire suppression efforts yesterday and today. If you’re curious about nearby fires, check out DNRC’s Interactive Wildland Fire app. Continue reading Hubbart Dam Fire
Although today marks the start of an open burning season, we ask that you resist the urge to light up your slash piles and piles of yard and garden debris until we get more rain. Continue reading Resist Start of Open Burning Season!
Marion FD sent a crew and an engine (1132) to assist firefighting efforts in Northern California on the August Complex fires near Covelo. Continue reading California Deployment