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Crews Gaining Containment On McKinney Fire Despite Red Flag Warning

The McKinney Fire in Siskiyou County is still 95% contained after burning 60,400 acres. Almost 1,200 personnel are working in 107 degree temperatures under a red flag warning. 62 miles of containment line has been cut by hand and another 142 miles has been completed by heavy equipment. Only 2 miles of the perimeter is still considered uncontained. At least 185 structures were destroyed, including at least 87 homes. Four people were known to have been killed by the fire. 11 firefighters and civilians have been injured. A local assistance center to serve fire survivors will be open at College of the Siskiyous in Yreka Wednesday and Thursday. Residents who live along Highway 96 can access their property but all other roads within the fire footprint remain closed. The Klamath National Forest closure is still in effect.
— The 7,900 acre Yeti Fire complex is still 90% contained. 3 firefighters were injured on that blaze.
— A new start, the Curly Fire in Happy Camp, has been halted at one acre.
— The Forest Service has contained a fire near Lakehead at 2 acres.