(UPDATE) Vegetation Fire Closes Highway 96 Near Hoopa

UPDATE, 4:20 p.m.:

The Humboldt County Department of Transportation reports that all lanes of Highway 96 have been reopened.

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Highway 96 is completely shut down north of Hoopa, as firefighters battle a vegetation fire along a steep hillside in the area.

The Hoopa Fire Department and Office of Emergency Services responded to the scene around 2 a.m. today, and has remained on scene throughout the morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident report, firefighters are still attempting to extinguish the blaze and will provide more information around noon.

We will update when we know more. 


2:11 a.m.
[1] VEG FIRE // STEEP TERRAIN
2:12 a.m.
[3] FIRE FRM PAVEMENT UPBANKMENT
2:12 a.m.
[2] PER HOOPA CLOSING 96 N OF HOOPA FROM MM16.97/// POSS HALF MILE OF CLOSURE
2:17 a.m.
[6] 1039 S2/ OT APPROVED
2:18 a.m.
[7] 1039 TO HOOPA FIRE // CLOSING NB SB
2:19 a.m.
[8] 1039 143 - WILL GET A CREW TOGETHER
2:20 a.m.
[9] 1039 16-70
2:21 a.m.
[10] 1039 HCSO RE: CLOSURE
2:50 a.m.
[13] FIRE LEAVING ENGINE ALL NIGHT
2:50 a.m.
[11] PER 16-70 HOOPA UNABLE TO EXTIG FIRE TONIGHT
2:50 a.m.
[12] CAL TRANS NEEDED FOR 1184
2:51 a.m.
[14] 16-70 REQ CT ETA
2:58 a.m.
[15] 1039 CT // CT ENRT // ETA
2:58 a.m.
[16] LN 15 ETA 20
3:21 a.m.
[17] 1039 TO S2 ALL NIGHT CLOSURE 96/// S2 ADV HEWAB
3:41 a.m.
[22] HEWAB 2 SENT RE LN 21
3:42 a.m.
[23] 1039 S2 ONE WAY TRAFFIC
8:15 a.m.
[26] PER 1431 RDWY COMPLETELY NOW CLOSED DUE TO FIREFIGHTERS IN RDWY//WILL HAVE FURTHER AT NOON
8:16 a.m.
[28] 1039 HSO TO ADV
8:20 a.m.
[30] 1039 OES
8:53 a.m.
[31] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from FIRE-Report of Fire to CLOSURE-Closure of a Road
9:35 a.m.
[32] [Notification] [CHP]-PER DOT RDWY CLOSED TILL POSS 1600 HRS
12:59 p.m.
[36] 1039 HSO
1:02 p.m.
[38] 16-S2 CPYS LN 35
4:07 p.m.
[39] RDWY COMPLETELY OPEN NOW PER DOT
4:08 p.m.
[40] 1039 16-S2 RE LN 396
4:16 p.m.
[42] 1039 ENTAC

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