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Fox Fire

Unit Information

Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1711 S. Main St
Yreka, CA 96097

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Incident Contact

Kyle Mikolajczyk
Phone: 530-598-9353
Hours: 9am to 5pm

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The Fox Fire was discovered on the Klamath National Forest on September 14, 2020 and is burning southwest of Callahan, California.     

Evacuation advisory’s and evacuation orders are in effect for Callahan, see Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office for updated details at

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman Caused
Date of OriginMonday September 14th, 2020 approx. 04:30 PM
LocationSouth of Fox Creek Lake - 3 miles west of Callahan, CA
Incident CommanderRichard Inghram; Brandon Dethlefs (T)
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates41.212 latitude, -122.847 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel88
Size2,188 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained93%
Estimated Containment DateThursday October 01st, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber and brush

Significant Events

Containment lines held through the Red Flag Warning.


Planned Actions

Continue to mop up and patrol for hot spots.

Projected Incident Activity

Maintain control objectives


Complexity downgraded to an ICT4

Smoke will be visible from Scott Valley.

All evacuation warnings for the Fox Fire have been lifted.

Shasta-Trinity NF has closed their side of the Fox Fire. Including a section the PCT. Check:

The Klamath National Forest remains closed through Sept. 30, 2020.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

A warming trend continues.