Last Updated
07/14/2024 7:04 AM
Date Started
07/03/2024 1:35 PM
Location Information
Shelly Lake, Marble Mountain Wilderness
Latitude / Longitude
Admin Unit
Klamath National Forest/ CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit
Under Investigation

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Resources Assigned

  • 2,994
  • 20
  • 58
  • 49
    Water Tenders
  • 86

Numerous firefighting air tankers from throughout the State are flying fire suppression missions as conditions allow.

Status Update

Situation Summary

The Shelly Fire started on July 3 in the Marble Mountain Wilderness near Shelly Lake and the Pacific Crest Trail. Due to hot dry weather and difficult access, the fire has grown and now threatens communities, private timberlands, cultural resources and wilderness areas. The fire is in unified command between Klamath National Forest represented by California Incident Management Team 12 and CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit. The primary objectives are to protect life and property, ensure firefighter and civilian safety, and to protect resources at risk.

Evacuation Information

Evacuation Orders and Warnings

Evacuation Orders have been issued for the following zones. Leave now!

  • Zone SIS-2203-A

Evacuation Warnings have been issued for the following zones. Be prepared to leave!

  • SIS-1233
  • SIS-1236
  • SIS-1313
  • SIS-1414
  • SIS-1521
  • SIS-2004
  • SIS-2007
  • SIS-2111
  • SIS-2114
  • SIS-2203-C
  • SIS-2304
  • SIS-2209
  • SIS-2304
  • SIS-2402
  • SIS-2206-B
  • SIS-2212-A

Evacuation Center

Karuk Wellness Center
1403 Katishraam
Yreka, California 96097
Contact: 530-340-3539
RV dry camping/parking
West Webb St. and Hoag St. in Montague
Please note at this time there are no extra services (sewage/water/power hookups).
This is currently set up for DRY camping.

Evacuation Animal Shelters

Animal shelters are available at the following locations(s) for those who have pets and animals that been displaced due to the #SHELLYFIRE:
🐶Dog Evacuation Shelter:
Rescue Ranch Yreka 2216 East Oberlin Road, Yreka CA 96097
🐷Livestock Animal Evacuation Shelter (Horses, pigs, sheep, goats, birds):
Siskiyou Golden Fair
1712 Fairlane Road, Yreka, CA 96097
🐱Cat Evacuation Shelter:
Siskiyou Golden Fair - Armory Building
1712 Fairlane Road, Yreka, CA 96097

Evacuation Zone Map

Find your way to safety from the Shelly Fire in Siskiyou counties.

Damages and Destruction

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities.

  • 0
    Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Fatalities
  • 5
    Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Contact Information

Klamath National Forest - Shelly Fire Information Line
530-214-9739, (Hours 8:00 am - 8:00 pm)

Agency Information

CDCR, CHP, CAL TRANS, Pacific Power, Etna Fire Department, Etna Ambulance, Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors, Karuk Tribe, Jefferson Resource Co., FWS Forestry, Scott Valley Community Liaison, Salmon River Community Liaison, USFS, BLM, CAL FIRE, Siskiyou County OES, Siskiyou County Sheriff Office and The 1st District of California House of Representative.
Fire Information Line -530-214-9737

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