Incident Update Mill Fire

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Date:
09/09/2022
Time:
8:51 AM

Incident Facts

Name
Mill Fire
Start Date/Time
2022-09-09
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
80%
Structures Threatened
242
Structures Destroyed
118
Structures Damaged
26
Civilian Injuries
3
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
2
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Fire personnel are actively engaged in mop up and tactical patrol. Government agencies and the utility companies are working together to restore critical infrastructure. It is everyone’s priority to make the fire area safe.

Today, slightly warmer and drier conditions are expected. By Saturday, a cooling trend is expected across the area with gusty southerly winds. When driving around the fire, use caution.

The Local Assistance Center will be located at the Weed Community Center, 161 East Lincoln Ave, Weed, CA. It will be open on September 9, 10, & 11, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. The center will provide access to county departments, service providers, State, Federal as well as many others.

For information on returning home after a wildfire, visit readyforwildfire.org.

Road Closures

Hard Closures

• Alamo Ave @ Railroad
• Hwy 97 @ Hoy Rd
• Hwy 97 @ Lincoln (East & West)
• Lincoln East/Broadway @ Roseburg Parkway
• Hwy 97 @ Alameda Ave
• Ordway Road @ Big Springs Road
• Ordway Road @ Jackson Ranch Road
• Rainbow Drive @ Edge of fire perimeter
• Dwinnell Way @ Jackson Ranch Road
• Hoy Road @ Jackson Ranch Road
• Lake Shore Drive @ Tennis Court
• Muskrat Road @ Fisher Road
• Palmer Drive @ Hogan Drive

 

Evacuation Zones

Evacuation Information:

Siskiyou County Sheriff Office

Sign-up for Siskiyou County CODE Red Alerts by using this link: 

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
33
Water Tenders
5
Dozers
5
Hand Crews
2
Total Personnel
373

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.