Incident UpdateMcKinney Fire

Date: 08/08/2022 Time: 7:26 AM

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Incident Facts

Name
McKinney Fire
Start Date/Time
2022-07-29
Incident Status
Active
Location
Hwy 96 and McKinney Creed Road, southwest of Klamath River
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
Siskiyou
Admin Unit
Unified Command: CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit and Klamath National Forest
Size
60379
Containment
40
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
4576
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Hotter and Dry, with increased winds in afternoon.  Mostly clear conditions are expected tonight with moderate humidity recoveries and mainly slope-driven winds. A Red Flag Warning for wind and RH is in effect for the McKinney fire.

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 remains closed

Evacuation Zones

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

Engines
248
Water Tenders
50
Helicopters
5
Air Tankers
Dozers
71
Hand Crews
88
Other
Total Personnel
3266