Incident Update Mountain Fire

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Date:
09/05/2022
Time:
7:43 AM

Information Line: : (925) 872-8556

Media Line: : (925) 519-6317

Incident Facts

Name
Mountain Fire
Start Date/Time
2022-09-05
Incident Status
Active
Location
Gazelle-Callahan Road, east of Gazelle Mountain , southeast of Gazelle
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
Siskiyou
Administration Unit
CAL FIRE Siskiyou
Unified Command Agency(s)
Size
10,338
Containment
10%
Structures Threatened
690
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

There was active fire behavior overnight on the Mountain Fire. The weather remains very dry over the burn area, as a warming trend moves in. Overnight humidity recoveries are moderate. Winds will be light in the morning hours, with up valley winds picking up in the afternoons and evenings. The fire is burning in steep, broken terrain in different types of vegetation. All fuels are at or approaching critical levels for dryness. Personnel are engaging in structure defense and strengthening control lines. More resources are continuing to arrive.

Road Closures:

• Gazelle Callahan Rd @ Hwy 99
• Gazelle Callahan Rd @ Hwy 3

Evacuation Zones

Evacuation Information:

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

Engines
125
Water Tenders
46
Helicopters
19
Dozers
57
Hand Crews
44
Total Personnel
1740

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 District, Bureau of Land Management, City of Weed, Siskiyou County, AT&T, CALTRANS, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation