Mill Fire Incident

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3,935 Acres


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Active for 11 days  

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1 County


Last Updated09/23/22 4:54 PM
Date Started09/02/22 12:49 PM
Date Contained09/13/22 6:45PM
Location InformationWoodridge Court and Woodridge Way, City of Weed
Lat/Long[41.4303, -122.3852]
Administrative UnitCAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit
Command TeamCAL FIRE Incident Management Team 5
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

Situation Summary

Fire personnel will continue to be engaged in mop up and tactical patrol until the fire has reached full containment. When driving around the fire, use caution.  This will be the last incident update on the Mill Fire from Incident Management Team 5, the fire will transition back to the CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit September 13, 2022, at 7 A.M.

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Siskiyou County Sheriff Office

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Evacuation Shelter Information:

For shelter assistance all (530) 340-5339

Animal Evacuation Shelter Information:

Large animals:
Siskiyou County Fairgrounds
1712 Fairlane Rd, Yreka, CA 96097

Rescue Ranch Adoption Center
2216 E Oberlin Rd, Yreka, CA 96097

Siskiyou County Fairgrounds Armory
1712 Fairlane Rd, Yreka, CA 96097

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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26 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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118 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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3 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

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2 Fatalities

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Fatalities

Contact Information

Information Line:
(925) 872-8556
Media Line:
(925) 519-6317
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Agency Information

Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office, CalOES, US Forest Service, US Department of Agriculture, Pacific Power and Light, Lake Shastina Community Service District, Bureau of Land Management, City of Weed, Siskiyou County OES, AT&T, CALTRANS, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, CHP, Red Cross, Blue Star Gas, Northern California Fire Cooperative Association, University of California Cooperative Extension, and California Conservation Corps

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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0 Helicopters

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113 Engines

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0 Dozers

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0 Water Tenders

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92 Personnel

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0 Crews