MODOC NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – There are now over a dozen active fires in the Modoc National Forest. As of 7:47 a.m. on July 24, the 15 wildfires making up the July Complex in Modoc County have burned over 10,000 ...

MODOC COUNTY, Calif. – Crews are fighting a wildfire burning in Northern California. The Canyon Fire was sparked by lightning Tuesday evening north of Canby Bridge in Modoc County. As of 8:30 Wednesday morning, bulldozer lines have surrounded 3/4 of ...

Alturas, Cal. – Modoc County was the first California to relax Coronavirus guidelines, but it’s not business as usual. Monday marked the start of a return to a normal business week in Modoc County. “Our county is open.”  Confirms Heather ...

UPDATE (03-23-20 11:00 a.m.) – On the morning of March 23, Governor Kate Brown issued an executive order prohibiting all non-essential social and recreational gatherings until further notice. It directs Oregonians to stay at home unless they need to get ...

ALTURAS, Calif. – A Northern California corrections officer has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a child. Investigators said on February 12, 2020, Modoc County Correctional Officer Tristin Anthony Compton was arrested for multiple counts of unlawful sex with a ...

ALTURAS, Calif. – Investigators believe the remains of a missing Nevada man were found in a remote part of Northern California. The Modoc County Sheriff’s Office said on February 9, 2020, human remains were found west of the Agricultural Inspection ...

MODOC NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – Firefighters are making progress on the Lone Fire burning in Modoc County. Pictures show the just part of the area where the fire has been through in grassland and juniper forests about 47 miles southeast ...

MODOC NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – A new wildfire burning in a remote part of Northern California quickly grew to over 2,500 since it first started Thursday. While 17 fires were reported in the Modoc National Forest, the largest is the ...

MODOC NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – #UPDATE: The Tucker Fire is now 30% contained as of about 9:00 P.M. on Wednesday. ##### A fire burning near the Oregon-California border was last reported to be over 14,000 acres and 10% contained. The ...

Modoc County, Cal. – A fire burning 50 miles southeast of Klamath Falls has now eclipsed the Milepost 97 fire in size. The Tucker Fire exploded Monday afternoon to more than 20 square miles. “We had a couple of spot ...