Incident Update Mill Fire

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Date:
09/06/2022
Time:
8:07 PM

Incident Facts

Name
Mill Fire
Start Date/Time
2022-09-06
Incident Status
Active
Location
Woodridge Court and Woodridge Way, City of Weed
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
Siskiyou
Administration Unit
CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit
Unified Command Agency(s)
Size
3,935
Containment
65%
Structures Threatened
411
Structures Destroyed
108
Structures Damaged
17
Civilian Injuries
3
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
2
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Minimal fire activity occurred today with small, isolated pockets of heat within the fire’s perimeter. Firefighters continue to reinforce established lines while still
working towards full containment. Weather continued to be hot and dry with low relative humidity. Westerly wind gusts were observed this afternoon around 15mph.
Tonight warm and dry conditions are expected to continue, and relative humidity will exhibit minimal recovery. Damage Assessment is nearing completion, inspection teams are still validating data.


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Road Closures

Lake Shastina - Hard Closures

• Big Springs Rd @ Rancho Hills Rd/Seldom Seed Rd
• Big Springs Rd @ Jackson Ranch R
• Jackson Ranch Rd @ Edgewood

Weed - Hard Closures

• Hwy 97 @ W Inez
• Alamo Ave @ Railroad
• Hwy 97 @ Hoy Rd
• Hwy 97 @ I5
• Hwy 97 @ South of Ball Mountain Road
• Hwy 97 @ Lincoln (East & West)
• Lincoln East/Broadway @ Roseburg Parkway
• Hwy 97 @ Alameda Ave
• Big Springs Road @ Shortcut

Evacuation Zones

Evacuation Information:

Siskiyou County Sheriff Office

https://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/sheriff

Evacuation Shelter Information:

Kahtishraam Wellness Center
1403 Kahtishraam, Yreka, CA 96097

Animal Evacuation Shelter Information:

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

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

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

Assigned Resources

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

Engines
64
Water Tenders
19
Hand Crews
10
Total Personnel
608

Cooperating Agencies

Name Phone Address URL
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.