Potential increase of fire activity for the Slater and Devil Fires

DEL NORTE AND SISKIYOU COUNTIES, Ca. (KIEM) – Firefighters battling the Slater and Devil Fires are preparing for a potential increase in fire activity.

Warm temperatures and low humidity are expected.

The Slater Fire is nearing 157,000 acres with 80-percent containment.

The Devil Fire has grown to nearly 9,000 acres with 60% containment.

Crews are using air and ground resources to patrol the surrounding fire area.

The mandatory evacuation order in Siskiyou County has been lifted and residents can begin returning home. For more information, visit the Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services’ Facebook page.