At approximately 10pm on August 28, 2017 a fire was reported near the little league ball field which is located West of Highway 5 in the Northern part of the City. Firefighters were dispatched to the area and are working to hold a line to the East of the fire to prevent it from heading into the Shasta Retreat area. The Shasta Retreat is currently under an advisement for evacuation. The US Forest Services is the lead agency with CalFire and local government fire departments in support. The US Forestry has placed a request for air support in battling the fire located in the steep and mountainous terrain, and is expecting to receive this support soon.
To stay up to date on the status of the fire you can visit incweb at: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5547/
You can also download an application for your apple or android smart phone called Broadcastify for news and updates.