Hirz Fire grows to 11,035 acres near Shasta Lake


As of Friday morning, the Hirz Fire has grown to 11,035 acres. It is still seven percent contained.

Evacuations remain in place for parts of Old Mill Road, Bonnie Vista Lane, Top of the Hill Trail, Hirz Mountain Road, the north side of Gilman Road, and the Bollibokka Fishing Club.

Firefighters expect the fire to move north, but there has been a little growth overnight on the southwest side of the fire.

A community meeting is scheduled for Friday night at 6 p.m. at the Lakehead Lions Club.

The Hirz Fire is near the Carr Fire but firefighters do not expect the fires to merge.

The fire started on Thursday, August 9 just before 2 a.m.

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