Fire Crews Offer Public Tour

Fire Crews Offer Public TourSISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — The mandatory evacuations for Beaver Creek residents has been reduced to an advisory, but residents should stay ready if the fire shifts. Saturday, fire officials gave the public a chance to look at the fire camp in a rock quarry.

Dozens of people took advantage of the opportunity to find out what life is like for the men and women fighting the fire. Fire officials wanted to show residents what it takes to support the crews.

“This is part of a transparency thing. We want the public to know, this is what you are getting. We’re providing this package for you. Come see how we are doing it. Let us show you exactly what we have going on, so you can be more informed and more involved,” said Corey Wilford with CalFire.