Press release from the U.S. Forest Service:

Due to increased fire activity with long range spotting of the Faulkstein Fire, Incident Commanders have advised the Siskiyou County Sheriff and Siskiyou Office of Emergency Services of the need to extend the evacuation area. The evacuations are as follows:

Mandatory Evacuation

-Scott Valley Road from Bridge Flat to the intersection of Hwy. 96

-All areas south of Hwy. 96 between Scott River Road and Grider Creek

-All areas south of Hwy. 96 from Seiad Valley down river to Kade Summit

Advisory Evacuation

-All areas north of Hwy. 96 between Scott River Road and Grider Creek

An evacuation center has been established at Winema Hall at the Siskiyou County Fairgrounds, 1712 Fairlane Road, Yreka.

Both large and small animals will be accommodated at the Fairgrounds. Large animal transport can be arranged through the Sheriff's Posse. Contact Jodi Aceves, (530) 340-2422 to arrange transport.



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