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Happy Camp Complex

  • Siskiyou County
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  • Started: Aug 11, 2014
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  • Last Updated: Thursday, October 02, 2014 10:10 AM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

132,733

No new updates for this fire. 132733 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause was lightning Road closures are in effect. See details below.

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Do people near this fire need to evacuate?

YES
Evacuation orders have been issued. Learn more

Have any road closures been announced?

YES
Nearby roads have been closed. Learn more

Additional Details

EVACUATIONS

Happy Camp Complex Fire Mandatory Evacuation Changed to Advisory The Siskiyou County Sheriff Office has changed the Mandatory Evacuations to Advisory Evacuations in the following areas on Scott River Road. The area between Scott Bar Post Office at 27233 Scott River Road to Mile Marker 25 on Scott River Road is now an advisory evacuation area. For address orientation, this includes 24932 Scott River Road. Residents in this area are asked to access their homes via highway 96. The area between Mile Marker 25 on the Scott River Road to Canyon Creek Road continues to remain under a mandatory evacuation order. Please be aware of Firefighters and equipment still working in this area. During an evacuation advisory you should begin preparing for a potential evacuation order. Individuals requiring more time to evacuate should consider leaving now. You should also consider removing large animals and large personal items such as motor homes, boats, and heavy equipment. An evacuation center has been established at Happy Camp Karuk Tribal Community Center, 529 Jacobs Way, Happy Camp CA. Small animals will be accommodated at the Center. Large animal transport can be arranged through the Sheriff’s Posse. Contact Jodi Aceves, (530) 340-2422 to arrange transport. For additional information contact the Siskiyou County Sheriff Department at (530) 841-2900.

ROAD CLOSURES

The Klamath National Forest is under an emergency closure order in and around the Happy Camp Complex. More information is available at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/klamath/ Scott River Road remains closed and under mandatory evacuation from Johnson Bar south to Indian Scotty. Traffic along the Scott River Road is being monitored by the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office. Roads, trails and lands within and adjacent to the Happy Camp and July Complexes, as well as the Beaver Fire, are closed to protect public and firefighter safety. For details on fire area closures, please see http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/klamath/alerts-notices.

SCHOOL CLOSURES

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CAUSE

Lightning

INJURIES

7 minor injuries

STRUCTURES THREATENED

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STRUCTURES DESTROYED

6

DAMAGE ASSESSMENT

Estimated Cost to Date: $68 million

CONDITIONS

737 acres of the fire is on land administered by the Six Rivers National Forest, the remaining acres are in the Klamath National Forest's Direct Protection Area. The Klamath National Forest is under an emergency closure order in and around the Happy Camp Complex. More information is available at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/klamath/ The following 15 fires in the Happy Camp Complex: Kemper (185 acres); Delta (150 acres); Jackson (29 acres); Sutcliffe (27 acres); Thompson (17 acres); Tims (13 acres); Ranch (6 acres); Huckleberry (5 acres); Bear (4 acres); China (3 acres); Mill (2 acres); Luther 1 (.4 acres); El Capitan (.2 acres); Luther 2 (.1 acres); and Noranda (.1 acres) are now declared CONTROLLED. The 441.8 acres for these fires, the 5,225 acre Falkstein Fire, the 13,110 acre Man Fire, and all acres of the Frying Pan fire are included in the total acres involved.

DATA SOURCE

Inciweb

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

Klamath National Forest

COOPERATING AGENCIES

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