Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1711 S. Main St.
Yreka, CA 96097
Salmon-August Complex Evacuation Warning
September 1, 2017
The fire has progressed to the Crapo Mountain and Yellow Dog Peak area which has prompted an Evacuation Warning to be issued for the area from Etna Summit to Nordheimer Flat on Sawyers Bar Road. All community members in the designated areas should be prepared to evacuate in the event an Evacuation Order is issued.
An Evacuation Warning is an alerting of community members in a defined area of a potential threat to life and property from an emergency incident. An Evacuation Warning may be issued when the potential or actual threat to civilian life is more than 2 hours away. Community members should have their family, belongings, and animals prepared to evacuate should an Evacuation Order be issued.
An Evacuation Order is issued when movement of community members out of a defined area due to an immediate threat to life and property from an emergency incident. An Evacuation Order should be used when there is potential or actual threat to civilian life within 1 to 2 hours or when the incident commander deems it necessary to protect civilians.
Questions should be referred to the Salmon August Complex information line at 530-572-1136.