Happy Camp Complex 19,205 acres, 29% contained


UPDATE August 28 2:36 p.m.:

The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office says evacuation warnings have been LIFTED for the following zones:

  • SIS-1123-A
  • SIS-3502
  • SIS-2007
  • SIS-2004

The Sheriff’s Office says the following zones have been downgraded from evacuation orders to evacuation warnings:

  • SIS-1120-B
  • SIS-1233-C
  • SIS-1236-B

Certain zones have also been split into several separate zones.  You can check your current zone status here.

ORIGINAL, August 28, 10:16 a.m.:

CAL FIRE says the Happy Camp Complex in Siskiyou County is now 19,205 acres and 29% contained.

According to the morning update, 346 people are currently evacuated.

The following zones are under MANDATORY evacuations in Siskiyou County:

  • SIS-1120
  • SIS-1007-B
  • SIS-1117-B
  • SIS-1236
  • SIS-1233-A
  • SIS-2001-B
  • SIS-1304
  • SIS-1301
  • SIS-1402

The following zones are under evacuation warnings in Siskiyou County:

  • SIS-1010
  • SIS-1007-A
  • SIS-1123-B
  • SIS-1123-A
  • SIS-1114
  • SIS-1117-A
  • SIS-3502
  • SIS-1206
  • SIS-1230-A
  • SIS-1233-B
  • SIS-1307
  • SIS-1230-B
  • SIS-1310
  • SIS-1313
  • SIS-1316
  • SIS-2001-C
  • SIS-2001-A
  • SIS-2004
  • SIS-2007
  • SIS-1405

You can find out your evacuation zone online here.

An evacuation shelter has been set up at the Kahishraam Wellness Center, 1403 Kahtishraam, Yreka.  You can call 530-340-3539 for questions regarding the shelter.

A total of 1,609 structures are currently threatened by the Happy Camp Complex fires.  Nine structures have been confirmed destroyed and two others damaged.

One fatality has been reported for the Happy Camp Complex.

CAL FIRE says the fires on the west side of the Happy Camp Complex remained active overnight.  Today, firefighters will continue to hold and improve fire lines.

On the East side of the fire, direct fire line construction will continue on the Head Fire.

Caltrans says State Route 96 is now open with one-way traffic control in place in several areas.  The road will be closed to the public east of Seiad daily from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

A temporary flight restriction has been issued over the fire area.  Flight restrictions include the use of drones.  Drones are prohibited under the restriction.

The Pacific Crest Trail is closed between the Shelly Fork Junction and Seiad as part of an area closure.

A virtual public meeting for the Happy Camp Complex will be held Monday at 5:30 p.m.  The meeting will be live-streamed on Facebook and YouTube.

© 2024 KOBI-TV NBC5. All rights reserved unless otherwise stated.

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.
Skip to content