McKinney Fire Incident

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60,138 Acres


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Active for 125 days  

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1 County


Last Updated11/14/22 8:43 AM
Date Started07/29/22 2:16 PM
Location InformationHwy 96 and McKinney Creed Road, southwest of Klamath River
Lat/Long[41.833813, -122.894782]
Administrative UnitKlamath National Forest
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports
External Incident Link

Status Updates

CAL FIRE is no longer in Unified Command on this incident.  The McKinney Fire has been transitioned to California Interagency Incident Management Team 12. 

For future updates on the McKinney Fire visit:

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Evacuation Information

ll evacuations within the McKinney Fire footprint were lifted on Thursday August 18, 2022. Please visit Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services, Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office, and for information on evacuations.

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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11 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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185 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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12 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

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4 Fatalities

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Fatalities

Contact Information

Information Line

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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5 Helicopters

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21 Engines

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5 Dozers

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15 Water Tenders

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948 Personnel

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25 Crews