Happy Camp Complex Hits 57,000 Acres

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. — The Happy Camp Complex is exploding in size, growing from under 45,000 acres to 57,722 since Friday. Nearly 2,000 firefighters continue to battle that blaze just outside of Happy Camp, CA. On Friday evening the Faulkstein fire saw significant activity, with shifting winds shooting embers from the main body of the … Continue reading »

Wildfires at California-Oregon Border

NEAR HORNBROOK, Calif. — Oregon Department of Transportation now says all lanes are now open 5 miles south of the Oregon border. Motorists should exercise caution as CalFire crews continue to fight a wildfire. This is near the agriculture check point. Oregon Department of Transportation reported earlier this afternoon that Interstate 5 was closed to … Continue reading »

Wednesday Morning Fire Update

Tens of thousands of acres continue to burn in Southern Oregon. The fire being called the nation’s highest priority, the Douglas Complex, has grown to 25,000 acres.  At last check it was 5% contained.  It is burning outside of Glendale. The Labrador Fire, burning about 12 miles Northwest of Cave Junction, is considered extremely active. … Continue reading »

Community Meeting Over Goff Fire

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. – The massive effects of the Goff Fire was the topic of a community meeting in Northern California on Monday night. The wildfire burned more than 20,000 acres in August, and threatened homes in Seiad Valley. Forest managers hosted the forum at the Seiad Valley Fire Hall to talk about the impact … Continue reading »

Goff Fire Declared Contained

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. — The Goff Fire and the Fort Complex Fire have been declared 100% contained. No fire movement outside the current perimeter is expected. Mop-up, patrol and suppression repair operations are beginning. The incident command post in Happy Camp is being downsized to support approximately 200 personnel. The base camp at Applegate Lake, … Continue reading »

Update on Northern California Wildfires

MCCLOUD, Calif. — Over the weekend, several small wildfires were sparked, and the larger fires continued to grow. Northern California has seen the brunt of the wildfires in the as the summer heads to a close. When we talk about fires, we usually talk about two things. First, how much area the fire has burned, … Continue reading »

Evacuation Lifted For Seiad Valley

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. — Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office announced on Friday morning that the mandatory evacuation notice for residents of Seiad, California has been lifted. The mandatory evacuation was issued to residents that live on Seiad Creek Road, Seiad Oaks Road and some portions of the west side of Highway 96 due to the threat … Continue reading »

Fire Lines Holding At Seiad Valley

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. – Fire lines are holding, and homes are being protected in Seiad Valley as the Goff Fire burns within yards of structures. The Goff Fire Burned down the hill toward Seiad Valley on Tuesday night, but by Wednesday morning, it was stopped by a hand-line dug between the fire and people’s homes. … Continue reading »

Update On California Fires

The Goff Fire is more than 1,700 acres and 25% contained. There are 662 personnel working that fire and thousands of other crew members are spread between other fires burning in Northern California. The Bagley Fire is south-east of Dunsmuir and McCloud, and it’s burning more than 31,000 acres with nearly 1,400 crew members. The … Continue reading »

Fire Inches Closer to Seiad Valley Homes

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. — Approximately 300 people in Seiad Valley were given notice to leave their homes as a fire inches into backyards. Some of those people have taken the warning to heart, others stood firm, refusing to leave all they know. The Goff Fire in Northern California is only 16% contained. 600 fire fighters and support … Continue reading »

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