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Some Siskiyou Co. Residents to Evacuate

July Complex 2

Picture of July Complex fires

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department is issuing a Mandatory Evacuation Order for residents of the Idlewild, Mule Bridge, Robinson Flat and Whites Gulch areas, due to the growth and movement of the July Complex fires.

The Sheriff’s Office says this Mandatory Evacuation Order is for for all residents east and west of Sawyers Bar Road between Taylor Creek and the 40N61 Road and on the 40N54 Road. Once you leave, you may not be able to reenter the evacuation area until the fire danger has passed.

The Red Cross has set up an evacuation center at Scott Valley Jr High School, located at 237 Butte Street, Ft Jones. The Sheriff’s Office says domestic pets may be taken to the evacuation center at the Jackson Street School in Yreka where kennels will be available. For further information regarding domestic pets, please contact Jodi Aceves at 530-340-2422.

Livestock may be taken to locations as arranged through Siskiyou County OES, by contacting Matt Rokes at 530-598-7821.

Please call the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office at (530) 841-2900, the Klamath National Forest Fire Information Center at 530-841-4451 or visit the July Complex Inciweb page for current fire evacuation status and fire updates.