McKinney Fire Incident

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60,392 Acres


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Active for 18 days  

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1 County


Last Updated08/17/22 7:31 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 UnitUnified Command: CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit and Klamath National Forest
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports
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Status Updates

Situation Summary

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:

Pacific Crest Trail Information:  

Road Closures:

Highway 96 open with controlled traffic

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Evacuation Information

Please continue to monitor Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services, and for any updates on evacuations.

  • A shelter has been established at the Weed Community Center, 161 E Lincoln Avenue, Weed, CA 96094.


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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11 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

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4 Fatalities

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Fatalities

Contact Information

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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, 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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45 Engines

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10 Dozers

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23 Water Tenders

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1,197 Personnel

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29 Crews