McKinney Fire Incident
Active for 18 days
|Last Updated||08/17/22 7:31 AM|
|Date Started||07/29/22 2:16 PM|
|Location Information||Hwy 96 and McKinney Creed Road, southwest of Klamath River|
|Administrative Unit||Unified Command: CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit and Klamath National Forest|
|Reports||Click here for prior status reports|
|External Incident Link||https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8287/|
Minimal fire activity was observed today. Smoldering and creeping, some interior islands continuing to burn out aggressively.
Firefighters continued to mop up heavy, down fuels and hot spots. Hazard trees are being fell while suppression repair is ongoing.
CURRENT FOREST ORDERS: Fire restrictions are in effect on the Klamath National Forest. For more information visit: https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/klamath/alerts-notices/
Pacific Crest Trail Information: https://www.pcta.org/discover-the-trail/closures
Highway 96 open with controlled traffic
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Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities
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, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.