State of Emergency in Siskiyou County

Siskiyou County - Governor Brown has issued a State of Emergency for Siskiyou County. He’s also waived fees for drivers license and birth certificate replacement for those impacted by fires.

The recent rain has helped firefighters in Weed deal with the Boles Fire that caused so much damage. The 375-acre blaze is now 60% contained. 1,000 homes and 100 commercial properties are still being threatened. Over 1100 personnel are on the lines.

An evacuation center has been established at the Mt. Shasta Armory next to Mt. Shasta High School. If you have information regarding the origin and cause of the Boles Fire, call: 1-800-468-4408. A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered.