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McCash Fire

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Six Rivers National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1330 Bayshore Way
Eureka, CA 95501

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Email: 2021.mccash@firenet.gov
Phone: 530-380-2152
Hours: M-Su 7am - 7 pm

10.13.21 McCash Fire Update

McCash Fire Wildfire
News – 10/13/2021

McCash Fire Update October 13 2021 

 STATS: 94,962 acres | 86% contained | 286 Personnel | 2 Crews | 4 Engines | 2 Dozers | 5 Road Graders | 7 Fallers | 5 Water Tenders | 27 Other Heavy Equipment | 2 Aircraft  
 

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. – Crews continue suppression repair on the over 100 miles of roads and containment lines within the McCash Fire area, including erosion mitigation and grading. Removal of hazard trees along roads remains a focus. Patrols continue on foot and by air to ensure that no heat is detected close to containment lines. The last of the fire protection wrap is being removed from the cabins in Wooley Creek. 
 

A cold front moved through the area overnight bringing with it a small amount of precipitation. Today will start under mostly cloudy skies, with a continued chance of showers until about mid-day. High pressure is expected to build as the front leaves the area, bringing near- or below- freezing temperatures tonight and a daytime warming trend for the next few days.  

California Interagency Incident Management Team will transfer command of the McCash Fire to a Type 3 organization on Friday, October 15th. 
 

COVID-19: All personnel, prior to entering any base camp supporting the McCash Fire, are screened for COVID-19 symptoms. Federal, State, and Local guidelines are being followed and preventative measures are in place to reduce the spread potential. A COVID-19 advisor is assigned to the incident and rapid testing and vaccination services are available on-site for all resources. Firefighter safety and public safety are our highest priorities. 
  

Closures: Forest closures are in effect for the fire area; check maps before you plan any activity in the forest. Please respect the fire closures for your safety and firefighter safety. For more information and maps of the closed areas visit: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/article/7757/66325/ or https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/klamath/alerts-notices and https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/srnf/alerts-notices
 

Evacuations: For current Siskiyou County Evacuation Map visit: https://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/evacuations 
 

Smoke and air quality:  Outlooks have stopped being issued for this area.  
 

Follow us on social media: Look for updates, videos, and stories for the McCash Fire at:  www.facebook.com/SixRiversNF, www.facebook.com/KlamathNF, and www.facebook.com/karukpeople 

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