Firefighting continues on 28k acre Happy Camp Complex

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. – Firefighting efforts continue on the Happy Camp Complex in Siskiyou County.

According to incident management, the fire is currently 28,283 acres and 55% contained.

Officials say warmer and drier weather will continue Tuesday, expected to increase fire activity and bring smoke back into some areas.

Overnight, firefighters on the Elliot and Ufish fires reported minimal fire activity.  Minimal fire activity was also observed on the Head, Scott, and Lake fires.

Firefighters will work to secure fire lines throughout the day.  336 structures remained threatened by the fires.

Evacuation orders remain in place for the following zones:

  • SIS-1120-A
  • SIS-1236-C
  • SIS-1301
  • SIS-1304
  • SIS-1402
  • SIS-1233-D
  • SIS-1236-D
  • SIS-2001-D

Evacuation warnings are in place for the following zones:

  • SIS-1120-C
  • SIS-1120-F
  • SIS-1120-E
  • SIS-1236-A
  • SIS-1233-A
  • SIS-2001-B
  • SIS-1316
  • SIS-1206
  • SIS-1230-A
  • SIS-1307
  • SIS-1230-B
  • SIS-1310
  • SIS-1405
  • SIS-1515
  • SIS-1518
  • SIS-1701

You can find out your evacuation zone here.

A temporary flight restriction has been established over the fire area.  This includes the use of drones.  The use of drones during the flight restriction is prohibited.

One-way traffic control will remain in place on State Route 96 2.8 miles west of Dillon Road to 8.8 miles east of Dillon Road.  Drivers can expect up to 30 minute delays in the area.

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Taylar Ansures is a producer and reporter for NBC5 News. Taylar is from Redding, California and went to California State University, Chico. After graduating, she joined KRCR News Channel 7 in Redding as a morning producer. She moved to Southern Oregon in 2022 to be closer to family and became KTVL News 10’s digital producer. Taylar is currently finishing her Master's Degree in Professional Creative Writing through the University of Denver. In her free time, Taylar frequents independent bookstores and explores hiking trails across Southern Oregon and Northern California.
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