Last modified on Aug 30, 2016

Grade Fire

Grade Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: August 30, 2016 6:45 am   FINAL
Date/Time Started: August 24, 2016 2:55 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit 
County: Siskiyou County  
Location: off Hwy 263, 2 miles north of Yreka  
Acres Burned - Containment: 710 acres - 100% contained  
Structures Destroyed:5 residences & 5 outbuildings - 1 outbuilding damaged  
Evacuations: All evacuations have been lifted. Please continue to use caution while driving in the area.

All roads are open in the evacuation area  

Road Closures :Rocky Gulch and Hawkinsville Humbug Rd will remain closed to non-residence.  
Cause: Arc from an electrical extension cord 
Cooperating Agencies: Siskiyou County Sheriff, CHP, CAL TRANS, Siskiyou County OES  
Long/Lat: -122.6110 / 41.7813  
Conditions: Safety Message
If there are electrical wires on the ground, stay clear and contact PP&L immediately. Trees and poles with deep charring, particularly if still smoking, should be considered hazardous.


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