Mountain Fire Incident
Active for 149 days
|Last Updated||09/21/22 12:25 PM|
|Date Started||09/02/22 3:48 PM|
|Location Information||Gazelle-Callahan Road, east of Gazelle Mountain , southeast of Gazelle|
|Administrative Unit||CAL FIRE Siskiyou|
|Command Team||CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 5|
|Reports||Click here for prior status reports|
Suppression repair will continue throughout the fire perimeter. Resources will continue to patrol the fire area and mop up any interior smokes, as well as continue to strengthen containment lines.
Be cautious of emergency vehicles while driving in the area. Excess resources are being released to assist with new incidents throughout the state.
A thunderstorm and light showers are occurring over the fire area, which could result in flash flooding or flooding near burn areas. Burn areas are at increased risk of flash flooding and debris flows.
Tomorrow, September 18, 2022, at 7 A. M., CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 5 will transition the Mountain Fire back to CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit.
For information on returning home after a wildfire, visit readyforwildfire.org
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For shelter assistance all (530) 340-5339
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: Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office, CalOES, US Forest Service, Pacific Power and Light, Bureau of Land Management, Siskiyou County OES, AT&T, CALTRANS, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, CHP, Red Cross, Blue Star Gas, California Department of Transportation, Northern California Fire Cooperative Association, and California Conservation Corps.
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.