Local assistance center to open for Mill and Mountain Fires

WEED, CA.– The Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services is in the process of opening a local assistance center for the Mill and Mountain Fires.

OES said its working with the state to open the center by Friday.

It says it will be at the Weed Community Center.

Victims of the McKinney Fire will also be able to get help at the assistance center.

OES’s Brian Schenone said, “we are opening up a LAC again for the south county fire in Weed. Please come to that and we’ll have more direct focus to that. That one was kind of big and had a lot going on.”

He said he wants to make sure victims of the McKinney fire aren’t forgotten, now that the Mill and Mountain Fires have started.

The local assistance center for the McKinney Fire, closed last month.

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Former NBC5 News reporter Derek Strom is from Renton, Washington. He recently graduated from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communications at Washington State University with a degree in Broadcast News and a minor in Sports Management. He played in the drumline with the WSU marching band. These days, he plays the guitar and piano. Derek is a devoted fan of the Mariners, Seahawks, and Kraken.
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