Last modified on Oct 11, 2014

Boles Fire

Boles Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: October 11, 2014 6:50 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: September 15, 2014 1:38 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit 
County: Siskiyou County  
Location: City of Weed  
Acres Burned - Containment: 516 acres - 100% contained  
Structures Threatened: 1,000 single residences & 100 nonresidential commercial property  
Structures Destroyed:157 single residences & 8 nonresidential commercial property, 4 single residences damaged & 3 nonresidential commercial property damaged  

Evacuations were lifted this morning (9/19) at 10:00 a.m.

Access to the affected areas will continue to be limited to residents only. Residents will be required to show identification and proof of residency in order to access the area.

Evacuation Center is at the Mt. Shasta Armory next Mt. Shasta High School.

For more information on how to prepare for wildfire, visit

Injuries: 1  
Cause: Under investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: CHP, CAL TRANS, Pacific Power and Light, Weed City PD, Yreka PD, Mt. Shasta PD, Siskiyou County Sheriff, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Conservation Corps, and CAL OES, United Way, and the American Red Cross.  
Total Fire Personnel: 453  
Total Fire Engines: 10  
Total Fire crews: 14  
Total Dozers: 2  
Incident Management Team: CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 4  
Long/Lat: -122.37432/41.42384  

Firefighters will continue to mop up and perform overhaul work within the fire perimeter. Damage Assessment Teams have concluded their inspections and are working with the City and County to produce a final damage inspection report. Excess resources are being released and made available for other incidents as necessary. Utility crews are continuing to assess and repair damaged equipment and infrastructure.

If you feel you have information regarding the Boles Fire, please contact 1-800-468-4408. A reward will be offered up to $10,000 leading to the cause of the fire.

Phone Numbers  (530) 408-6167 (Boles Fire Information Line) 

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