Some Advisories Lifted Near July Complex

firewatchSISKIYOU COUNTY, Ore.– Some evacuation advisories have been lifted for residents near the July Complex.

Incident Commanders say residents of Quartz Valley, Mugginsville and the Greenview areas are no longer being asked to be prepared for an evacuation. This includes everyone along Quartz Valley Rd. between Scott River Road and Oro Fino Road, from Quartz Valley Road between Oro Fino Road and Highway 3 as well as residents of Scott Valley West of Hwy 3, between South Kidder Creek Road and Quartz Valley Road.

Fire officials said there is still active fire in the perimeter of the burned area. They said this will continue until unburned fuels burn out and to be extra careful when in those areas. Crews and equipment will also remain in the area. Keep an eye out on the roadway and turn headlights on while driving.

The July Complex in total is currently 18 percent contained at 34,612 acres. Several fires make up this complex. Most are at or near full containment except for the Whites Fires which is 18 percent contained at 30,530 acres.

There are still mandatory evacuations in place for the community of Sawyers Bar and the Eddy Gulch, Little North Fork, Idlewild, Mule Bridge, Robinson Flat and Whites Gulch areas.

An evacuation advisory is still in place for the Scott Valley communities of French Creek and Sugar Creek, as well as Black Bear Ranch, Godfrey Ranch and Blue Ridge Ranch.