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Yeti and Alex Fires

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Unit Information

1711 S. Main St 
Yreka, 
96097 
1711 S. Main St 
Yreka, 
96097 

Incident Contacts

Klamath National Forest
Phone: 530-842-6131
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Highlighted Activity

 Updates  l Maps  l  Smoke Outlook  l  Closures  l  Road Conditions

The Yeti Fire is burning on the Klamath National Forest in between the communities of Seiad and Happy Camp, California. The fire remains south of Highway 96. Fire activity is primarily minor interior smoke presence as small pockets of residual fuels are consumed. 
 
All evacuation warnings have been lifted for the Yeti Fire. 

A portion of Highway 96 is one-way controlled traffic due to the McKinney fire. Prior to traveling, please check CalTrans Road Conditions at https://roads.dot.ca.gov/ for the most current road conditions.

California Interagency Incident Management Team 10 will transfer command to the Klamath National Forest Type 3 organization on Sunday August 14th at 7 AM. 

For updated information on the McKinney Fire, please visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8287/.
 
 

Basic Information
Current as of Sun, 08/28/2022 - 09:54
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Lightning
Date of Origin
Location Seiad Valley, south of HWY 96 and south of the Klamath River
Incident Commander Jeremy Hallinan
Jared Fletes (t)
Type 4
Coordinates 41° 52' 4'' Latitude
-123° 16'
41
'' Longitude
Current Situation
Total Personnel: 71
Size 7,886 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 98%
Estimated Containment Date 2022-09-01 00:00:00
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory)
Closed Timber Litter
Timber (Litter and Understory)

Fuels are primarily mixed conifer and hardwood timber stands interspersed with brush patches. Primary surface fuels include timber litter, and timber with an understory of small conifer patches, and brush. Heavy fuel concentrations and abundant snags are found throughout the fire area. Low canopy base heights are common with ladder fuels connecting surface to crown. The fire is currently smoldering in large down trees and stump holes.

Significant Events

Minimal
Creeping
Smoldering

Outlook
Planned Actions

Continue mop up and keep the fire within the current containment lines. Continue roadside danger tree abatement

Projected Incident Activity

A warming and drying weather pattern will continue to support the potential of very active fire behavior of any ignitions outside of fire perimeter. Isolated pockets of activity will continue interior, with limited opportunities for backing on steep slopes along the Klamath River. Rolling material and falling snags on steep slopes may cause flare ups within the fire perimeter.

Current Weather
Weather Concerns

Breezy winds from the north Saturday afternoon and evening will become light and variable Saturday night with excellent overnight RH recovery. High pressure aloft will gradually build over the region early next week, increasing temperatures and lowering humidity.