Final Update for Happy Camp Complex

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. — The Happy Camp Complex, which has burned 132,733 acres, is now nearly completely contained. Current containment of the complex is at 97%. In their last official update Saturday, fire officials report fire crews and engines that remain are working with Siskiyou County Roads Department to clear what they call “danger trees” from … Continue reading »

Happy Camp Complex Evacuations Lifted

HAPPY CAMP, Cal. –  As of 9:00 AM on Wednesday, Sept. 17, all mandatory and advisory evacuations for areas on Scott River Road from Highway 96 to Joyland Gulch are lifted.  This includes the community of Scott Bar, Mill Creek Road, and all other roads not mentioned.  All road closures on Scott River Road will … Continue reading »

New Happy Camp Complex Evacuation

HAPPY CAMP, Cal. – Due to increased fire activity of the Happy Camp Complex the northeast, the Siskiyou County sheriff is issuing Advisory Evacuations to residents in all areas of Mill Creek Road five miles east of Scott River Rd.  Residents should be prepared to evacuate should fire conditions worsen. An evacuation center has been … Continue reading »

Happy Camp Complex at 111,942 Acres

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. — Temperatures have been slightly cooler around the Happy Camp Complex, but dry conditions are not making things easier for crews. This morning’s report shows the complex has grown to nearly 112,000 acres. It’s now 55% contained. Fire officials expect to have the complex fully contained by next weekend. Eight structures have … Continue reading »

New Mandatory Evacuations for Happy Camp

[UPDATE 11:52 A.M.] Effective at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a mandatory evacuation for residents of Kelsey Creek Road from Scott River Road. This includes parts of Boulder Creek Rd. to the North West towards Kelsey Creek. Forest Service Roads 44N24, and any other side roads not listed here. Once … Continue reading »

Happy Camp Complex Grows to 96,869 Acres

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. — The Happy Camp Complex has now grown to more than 96,000 acres this weekend. The complex is 30% contained. 78 crews, 14 helicopters, 124 engines, 22 dozers, and 34 water tenders are responding to the complex. Fire officials say the evacuation route along Mill Creek Road has been closed. Scott Bar … Continue reading »

Update on Happy Camp Complex

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. — The largest wildfire in our region is continuing to grow. On Friday, the Happy Camp Complex in Northern California grew another four thousand acres. Crews are making progress, but they are taking it day by day. They are being set back by poor weather conditions and tough terrain. All week, fire … Continue reading »

Happy Camp Complex Evacuation Advisory

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Ore. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff Office has changed the Mandatory Evacuations to Advisory Evacuations in areas on Highway 96 from the Klamath River Bridge ½ Mile west of Grider Road/Walker Creek Road to Scott River Road. This includes both sides of Hwy 96 and the community of Hamburg. Residents should remain prepared … Continue reading »

Happy Camp Com. May Reach Communities

HAPPY CAMP, Ore. — The Happy Camp Complex has burned 66,335 acres and is 15 percent contained, but it continues to grow. Happy Camp Complex Fire Officials said in a release early Tuesday morning that there is a fire weather watch in effect from Tuesday evening into Wednesday evening due to a combo of strong … Continue reading »

DC-10’s Fight Local Fires Out of MFR

MEDFORD, Ore. — The largest air tankers in the country were both at the Medford Air Tanker base on Monday as they fought the fast-growing Happy Camp Complex. While these tankers are top of the line for fire resources. Fire officials say they are also not cheap. Each flight costs about about 38,000 dollars, 25,000 … Continue reading »

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