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FIREWATCH: Fire crews are on the scene of a three to five acre fire in Siskiyou County

Cal Fire Siskiyou Unit says is calling it the Brownell Fire. It's outside of Dorris.

Posted: Jun 27, 2020 4:49 PM
Updated: Jun 27, 2020 5:08 PM

DORRIS, Calif.- (Update 6/27/20 5:01 p.m.) The Brownell Fire is no longer spreading. 

Cal Fire Siskiyou Unit says crews are making great progress on the fire. One outbuilding and someone's home have been destroyed. 

No one was hurt. There are no evacuations. The cause is still under investigation. 


Original Post: Multiple agencies are responding to a grass fire outside Dorris. There are no evacuations at this time. 

It's being called the "Brownell Fire," according to a facebook post by Cal Fire Siskiyou Unit. The fire is estimated to be three to five acres in size. 

Cal Fire says one outbuilding is destroyed and someone's home is on fire. Fire investigators are still working on what caused the fire. 

Newswatch 12 has reached out to Cal Fire to get an update on progress fighting the fire and to get a more exact location. Stay with us for updates. 

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