Siskiyou County Infernos Still Growing

The River Complex in Klamath National Forest started as more than a dozen lightning fires on July 30th. There are now three main fires that total more than 90,100 acres, with 19% containment. An evacuation order is in effect for Cecilville, Summerville, Petersburg and Coffee Creek.

The Antelope Fire is another Klamath lightning fire. It’s raging in the Antelope Creek drainage, now more than 70,900 acres with containment of 41%. Evacuation orders remain in effect for Duck Lake, Mount Hebron, Four Corners, Three Sisters, Medicine Lake, Payne Springs, Blanche Lake, Bullseye and Shasta Wood

The McCash Fire in the Marble Mountain Wilderness in the area of Ten Bear Mountain and McCash Creek has now burned more than 23,400 acres with no containment.