Incident Update McKinney Fire

Date:
08/10/2022
Time:
7:23 PM

Incident Facts

Name
McKinney Fire
Start Date/Time
2022-08-10
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
60,389
Containment
75%
Structures Threatened
4,576
Structures Destroyed
185
Structures Damaged
11
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
7
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Conditions were sunny, not as hot, but still dry over the incident on Wednesday. Thursday, sunny, a little warmer, and still dry. Afternoon winds will be out of the west northwest with gusts up to 15 mph.

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:

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
199
Water Tenders
53
Helicopters
5
Dozers
46
Hand Crews
77
Total Personnel
2881