Boles Fire Incident

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516 Acres


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Active for 26 days  

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1 County


Last Updated10/11/14 6:50 PM
Date Started09/15/14 1:38 PM
Date Contained10/11/14 6:50PM
Location InformationCity of Weed
Lat/Long[41.42384, -122.37432]
Administrative UnitCAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

Firefighters will continue to mop up and perform overhaul work within the fire perimeter. Damage Assessment Teams have concluded their inspections and are working with the City and County to produce a final damage inspection report. Excess resources are being released and made available for other incidents as necessary. Utility crews are continuing to assess and repair damaged equipment and infrastructure.

If you feel you have information regarding the Boles Fire, please contact 1-800-468-4408. A reward will be offered up to $10,000 leading to the cause of the fire.

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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7 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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165 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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1 Injury

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Contact Information

Boles Fire Information Line
(530) 408-6167

Agency Information

CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit, CHP, CAL TRANS, Pacific Power and Light, Weed City PD, Yreka PD, Mt. Shasta PD, Siskiyou County Sheriff, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Conservation Corps, and CAL OES, United Way, and the American Red Cross.

Resources Assigned

CAL FIRE owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. In support of its ground forces, the CAL FIRE emergency response air program includes 23 Grumman S-2T 1,200 gallon airtankers, 12 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, 9 CALFIRE Hawks, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

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10 Engines

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2 Dozers

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453 Personnel

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14 Crews