2023 Siskiyou County Wildfires

2023 Siskiyou County Wildfires

General Fire Information

WEST SIDE OVERVIEW (ACRES/CONTAINMENT): Elliot (12,523 acres, 70%), Ufish (7,603 acres, 58%), Hancock (1,740 acres, 100%).

EAST SIDE OVERVIEW (ACRES/CONTAINMENT): Head (6,942 acres, 100%), Townsend (81 acres, 100%), Den (294 acres, 100%), Scott (918 acres, 100%), Lake (200, acres, 100%), King (2 acres, 100%)


       No evacuation orders are currently in place. You can always Check your address here.


Road Closures

Air Quality


Official Information Sources for Updates

Fire Survivor Assistance

  • American Red Cross 
    • Go to a Red Cross evacuation shelter or call 800-733-2767 (800-REDCROSS). 

Sign Up For Alerts

  • CodeRED Emergency Alert System 
      • Landlines are automatically notified, but cell phones are not – until you register. 


Be Prepared

What to bring with you when you evacuate (time permitting): 

  1. Identification 
  2. Medications/prescriptions 
  3. Important documents (birth certificates, marriage certificates, insurance policies etc.) 
  4. Emergency supplies including food and water for a minimum of three days 
  5. Clothes and toiletries 
  6. Pets and pet supplies 

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