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Salmon August Complex Evacuation Order for Sept. 3, 2017

Incident: Salmon August Complex Wildfire
Released: 9/4/2017

Salmon-August Complex Evacuation Order

September 3, 2017
8:30 p.m.

The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office has issued an Evacuation Order. An evacuation order is put in place for the area from Etna Summit to Nordheimer Flat on Sawyers Bar Road. This is an order to evacuate due to a wildfire in the area. Etna High School will have a shelter in place.

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.

Etna High School

400 Howell Ave

Etna, CA 96027

A RED FLAG WARNING was issued this evening (September 3, 2017) at 8:00pm and will expire at 9:00am tomorrow, September 4, 2017. Gusty Northeast winds are expected tonight until tomorrow morning, along with low relative humidity creating critical fire conditions.

Questions should be referred to the Salmon August Complex information line at 530-572-1136.

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Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1809 Fairlane Road Yreka California 96097
Yreka, CA 96097

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