McKinney & Yeti Fires - Siskiyou County 

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FIRE INCIDENT INFORMATION:

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  • Property Access- Residents that live along State Route 96 

    • August 11 & 12, 2022 @ Collier Rest Area

    • Property access: 7am-7pm

    • Environmental Health is passing out Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from 8am-5pm

      • Identification and/or Proof of residency is needed.

      •  Saturday or Sunday need, call (530) 591-3084

EVACUATIONS:

Evacuation Shelter Locations:​​​

  • Evacuation Shelter 

    • Kahtishraam Wellness Center

      • 1403 Kahtishraam, Yreka, CA​

      • (530) 842-5238

  • Temporary Evacuation Point

    • ​Karuk Tribal Wellness Center

    • 537 Jacobs Way, Happy Camp, CA

    • (530) 340-3539

  • Evacuation Center 

    • Trinity Valley Elementary

      • 730 CA - 96, Willow Creek, CA

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Animal Evacuation Information:

  • Dog Evacuation Shelter:

    • 2216 East Oberlin Road, Yreka CA 96097,

      • 530-842-0829

  • Cat Evacuation Shelter:

    • 200 S. 11th St. Montague, CA 96097​

      • (541) 531-1086

  • Livestock Animal Evacuation Shelter:

    • 1712 Fairlane Road, Yreka, CA 96097

      • Access from Sharps road at horse barns

        • 530-340-1038

 

 

SIGN UP FOR ALERTS:

  • CodeRED Emergency Alert System:

    • Sign Up for CodeRED

      • Landlines are automatically notified, but cell phones are not - until you register.

 

ROAD CLOSURES & NOTICES:
 

  • State Route 96 is OPEN to Piloted Traffic

    • Beginning August 11, 2022 at 10:00AM, State Route 96 will be OPEN to piloted traffic from Beaver Creek to Kohl Creek.
      **Expect delays of at least 30 minutes.**

 

***Check Road Conditions Before You Travel***

 

 

DONATIONS:

         PLEASE DO NOT deliver donations to shelter sites.

 

Monetary donations are the best way to help. 

  • United Way of Northern California.  Provides direct financial assistance to evacuees and fire survivors.

Food and Drink Donations

  • The Siskiyou Food Bank is accepting sealed food and drink donations.

    • To arrange donation drop offs, contact Laura Leech

      • 530-340-6382.

 

FIND PEOPLE:

  • Unaccounted Persons line:

    • 530-842-8741.

      •  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

        • Try known contacts and check shelters.  If the person is still unaccounted for, please call. ​​
          • Be prepared to provide name, date of birth, address and last known location of the person. 

  • American Red Cross

    • Find a missing friend or relative that may be in an evacuation shelter:

      •  1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

HOME/STRUCTURE STATUS:

 

OFFICIAL INFORMATION SOURCES FOR UPDATES:

 

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CRISIS COUNSELING SERVICES:

Siskiyou County Behavioral Health.

  • Call the Access Crisis Line to speak to a local counselor

    • 800-842-8979.

 

The National Disaster Distress Helpline

Nation's Finest - Siskiyou County Wildfire Assistance:

  • For anyone impacted by wildfires in Siskiyou County

    • Free Services​

    • Call 530-270‐3105

      • one-on-one crisis intervention

      • support groups (in-person and online)

      • referral support 

CHECK AIR QUALITY:

 

PREPARE FOR EVACUATION:

 

What to bring with you when you evacuate (time permitting):

  1. Identification

  2. Medications/prescriptions

  3. Important documents (birth certificates, marriage certificates, insurance policies etc.)

  4. Emergency supplies including food and water for a minimum of three days

  5. Clothes and toiletries

  6. Pets and pet supplies

 

For more information, please visit:

 

 

FIRE SURVIVOR ASSISTANCE:

 

Local Assistance Center (LAC)

  • College of the Siskiyou Rural Health Sciences Institute

    • ​2001 Campus Drive Yreka, CA

    • August 17th & 18th @ 9am-7pm

 

American Red Cross

  • Go to a Red Cross evacuation shelter or call 800-733-2767 (800-REDCROSS).

 

Financial Assistance

  • United Way of Northern California Gift Card. 

Food 

  • Siskiyou Food Bank - Groceries for Evacuees 

    • Monday - Friday 

    • 9am - 2pm 

    • Call to schedule pick- up: 530-340-6382

    • 1601 S. Oregon Street, STE B, Yreka CA

  • ​Yreka Food Bank - Non-perishable food bags 

    • Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday​

    • 10am -2pm 

    • Call to schedule pick-up: 530-643-2507

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Medical Assistance

  • Fairchild Medical Clinic

    • 475 Bruce Street, Yreka, CA​

    • 7 Days a Week

    • 10am - 6pm

 

 

NEWS MEDIA LINKS: