360 video shows Carr Fire approaching Igo on Saturday
The latest on the Carr Fire burning in Redding:
Fatalities: Six confirmed, including Don Ray Smith, 81, of Pollock Pines, a private bulldozer operator killed Thursday while trying to contain the flames; fire inspector Jeremy Stoke, a Redding firefighter since 2004 who was killed battling the fire Thursday night; 70-year-old Melody Bledsoe and her great-grandchildren Emily, 4, and James, 5. The sixth victim hasn’t been identified.
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Injuries: Three Marin County firefighters suffered burns and were treated. Mercy Medical Center in Redding reported treating eight people for burn-related injuries, none serious.
Missing: At least 10 other people are missing
Size: 95,368 acres, or about 149 square miles. The fire is twice the size of Redding, population 92,000.
Containment: 17 percent. No estimate of when Cal Fire will reach full containment.
Cause: Vehicle malfunction on Monday afternoon at Highway 299 and Carr Powerhouse Road in Whiskeytown.
Damages: 874 structures destroyed, 175 damaged, 5,012 threatened.
Weather outlook: High temperatures of 99 degrees are expected Sunday afternoon, spiking back up to 106 degrees Monday and Tuesday. A red flag warning is effect through Monday morning for the region.
Firefighting resources: 3,338 firefighting personnel, 334 engines, 17 helicopters, 68 bulldozers.
Video updates: See the latest videos on our video page including a 360-degree view of the fire approaching Igo and a view of what its like to drive through Keswick after the flames.