Evacuation imminent for Seiad Valley residents

The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Department has issued a six-hour notification to residents of Seiad Valley for immediate evacuation, the U.S. Forest Service reports.

Residents have one to two hours or less to evacuate. This notice includes closure of Seiad Creek Road and possibly additional roads depending on fire behavior.

An evacuation center will be established Siskyou Golden Fair Grounds in 1172 Fairlane Road, Yreka, Calif. The evacuation center will have the capability to house large and small animals, too.

For additional information. call the Siskiyou County Sheriff Department at 530-841-2900, or the Goff Fire Information Center at (-530-493-1514, or see inciweb.org/incident/3117/. Select Fort Complex then select the "Closures" tab or "News" tab. The Sheriff's Department will also have current information and evacuation plans available via the Siskiyou County Sheriff Department Facebook Page.

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