Incident Update McKinney Fire

Date:
08/15/2022
Time:
7:53 PM

Incident Facts

Name
McKinney Fire
Start Date/Time
2022-08-15
Incident Status
Active
Location
Hwy 96 and McKinney Creed Road, southwest of Klamath River
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
Siskiyou
Administration Unit
Unified Command: CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit and Klamath National Forest
Unified Command Agency(s)
Size
60,392
Containment
95%
Structures Threatened
4,576
Structures Destroyed
185
Structures Damaged
11
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
11
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

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: https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/klamath/alerts-notices/

Pacific Crest Trail Information: https://www.pcta.org/discover-the-trail/closures  

Road Closures:

Highway 96 open with controlled traffic

Evacuation Zones

Evacuation Information:

Evacuation Information

  • Multiple evacuation orders and warnings remain in effect. Please continue to monitor Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office,
  • Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services, and https://community.zonehaven.com/ for any updates on evacuations.
  • A shelter has been established at the Weed Community Center, 161 E Lincoln Avenue, Weed, CA 96094.

 

Assigned Resources

Numerous firefighting air tankers from throughout the State are flying fire suppression missions as conditions allow.

Engines
97
Water Tenders
30
Helicopters
5
Dozers
27
Hand Crews
33
Total Personnel
1511