Woman Dies After Boles Fire Evacuation

WEED, Calif. –  Investigations teams are working to sort out details Monday after a family claims a woman died as a result of her injuries sustained during evacuations of the Boles Fire. 85-year-old Meredith Neill fell and broke her leg while evacuating from her home in Carrick Addition, just outside Weed city limits. Paramedics were able … Continue reading »

Boles Fire Suspect in Court This Week

YREKA, Calif. –  After nearly four weeks of investigation, a suspect has been arrested for starting the Boles Fire. 24-year-old Ronald Beau Marshall of Weed was arrested on Saturday and booked into the Siskiyou County Jail on a felony warrant. The District Attorney expects Marshall to be in court for an arraignment this week to hear … Continue reading »

Police Discuss Boles Fire Arrest

WEED, Calif. — The Boles Fire investigation has been a joint effort between the Weed Police Department, Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department and CAL-Fire Investigators. Marshall now faces charges of Arson of an Inhabited Structure or Property, Arson of Forest Land and Arson of Property of Another. Weed Police say Marshall was a person of interest … Continue reading »

Police Continue Boles Fire Investigation

WEED, Calif., — Investigators in the weed area have released little information about the origin of the Boles Fire while they continue to gather information. “Investigators are talking to witnesses at boles creek apartments, as well as firemen and first responders at the scene and air ops in the area at the time,” said Sgt. … Continue reading »

Siskiyou County Tracks Fire Expenses

YREKA, Calif. — With several fires burning in Siskiyou County including the Oregon Gulch Fire and the Beaver Fire, many county resources are being used to get them under control. In order to make sure the fire costs are being recorded, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Emergency Operations Center is going through a very specific process. … Continue reading »

Dead Body Found Along Highway

NEAR MACDOEL, Calif. — Police are looking for clues after finding a dead body near a highway in Northern California. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department says they found the body of a man in his mid-forties, near a turnout along Highway 97. They say it is still unclear what happened or who is responsible. The … Continue reading »