Shelly Fire – Siskiyou County Disaster

Shelly Fire – Siskiyou County

Updated last on 7/10/2024 @ 3:20pm

15,464 acres at 21% contained

General Fire Information

  • Fire crews have responded to a fire near Shelly Lake, Marble Mountain Wilderness in Siskiyou County.
  • Fire information line: (530) 214-9739
  • Public Information Meeting information will be posted when available.



  • Evacuation orders and warnings are in place: 
  • An evacuation shelter has been set up at:
    • Shelters are now closed.

Animal Evacuation information

  • Shelters are actively being discharged. Please come and get your animals. Information will be listed here until 7/23/2024 to keep addresses available for the public to return to get their pets.

  • Dog Shelter: Rescue Ranch Yreka
    2216 E Oberlin Rd, Yreka CA 96097

    • John Golay (541)698-7526
  • Cat Shelter: Siskiyou Golden Fair – Armory Building
    1712 Fairlane Rd, Yreka CA 96097

    • Becca (530)340-0656
  • Livestock Shelter: Siskiyou Golden Fair
    1712 Fairlane Rd, Yreka CA 96097

    • Tom Taylor (530)340-1038


Road Closures

  • Check road conditions before you travel!
  • Hwy 3 is open with traffic control from Etna to Fort Jones for public and firefighter safety.
    • Drivers in the Shelly Fire area are reminded to slow down and remain alert for heavy equipment and fire personnel on or near the roadways.
  • Current road closures:
    • Kidder Creek Road @ MP 1.75
    • S Kidder Creek Road near Kidder Creek Camp

Air Quality


Official Information Sources for Updates


Sign Up For Alerts

  • Smart911 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 

Fire Survivor Assistance

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

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