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Orleans Complex

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Six Rivers National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
118 Fortuna Blvd. Fortuna California 95540
Eureka, CA 95501

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News Releases — Orleans Complex

Orleans complex Update - August 9 Released: 8/9/2017
EUREKA, California, August 9, 2017 – A Red Flag Warning is in effect this afternoon for the fire area and most of northern California for abundant lightning, scattered thunderstorms, and gusty...
Fortuna Camp Crew #3 Released: 8/8/2017
It takes many personnel to support a firefighting force as large as the one managing the Orleans Complex. An example of a support crew is the California Conservation Corps (CCCs) who provide...
Smoke Forecast for August 8 Released: 8/8/2017
Winds today will remain northeasterly in the morning before becoming variable in the afternoon with potential for outflow winds associated with thunderstorms. Communities in the Klamath River...
Orleans Complex Update - August 8 Released: 8/8/2017
EUREKA, California, August 8, 2017 – A Red Flag Warning remains in effect this afternoon for the fire area and most of northern California for abundant lightning, scattered thunderstorms, and...
Smoke Forecast for August 7 Released: 8/7/2017
Transport winds today in the Klamath River drainage are forecasted to be northeasterly in the morning before becoming northwesterly in the afternoon. Communities down river of the northwest...
Orleans Complex Update - August 7 Released: 8/7/2017
EUREKA, California, August 7, 2017 – There is a Red Flag Warning in effect this afternoon for the fire area and most of northern California for abundant lightning, scattered thunderstorms, and...
Expect intermittent delays on State Hwy 96 north of Dillon Creek Released: 8/7/2017
Traffic controls remain in place on State Highway 96 just north of Dillon Creek due to a spot fire from the #UkonomFire that crossed the Klamath River and the highway early Sunday night. Crews were...
State Highway 96 closed north of Dillion Creek Campground Released: 8/6/2017
Effective Immediately State Highway 96 is being closed near Mile Marker 20.55 just north of Dillon Creek Campground due to a spot fire from the Ukonom Fire that is burning north of the river and...
Smoke Forecast for Northwest California Fires - August 6 Released: 8/6/2017
Smoke conditions in the Klamath River drainage today should be very similar to yesterday, with the exception of a slight chance of outflow winds due to possible thunderstorms in the area, which...
Orleans Complex Update - August 6 Released: 8/6/2017
EUREKA, California, August 6, 2017 – The total size of the Orleans Complex is currently 3961 acres. Containment on the complex is currently at 7%. The East Zone of the complex includes the Ukonom...