Tag Archives: Six Rivers National Forest

Thousands of acres on fire in the mountains

Six Rivers National Forest EUREKA – The Six Rivers National Forest currently has the Orleans Complex consisting of 19 fires; the Ruth Complex consisting of three fires; and the Young Fire on the Gasquet Ranger District in the Siskiyou Wilderness. Firefighter and public safety is our number one priority. Orleans Complex: The Orleans Complex has

Ruth fire at 4,602 acres; Orleans fire at 5,699 acres

Six Rivers National Forest EUREKA, California, August 15, 2017 – The Six Rivers National Forest currently has the Orleans Complex consisting of 19 fires for a total of 5,699 acres with 25% containment; the Ruth Complex consists of three (3) fires for a total of 4,602 acres with 35% containment; and the Young Fire on the

Orleans fire now at 5,264 acres

Six Rivers National Forest A continued chance of showers, thunderstorms and lightning remains in the area today. Thunderstorms developed east of the fire area yesterday with little impact to the complex. The Burney Fire has received rain from previous thunderstorms. Crews continued to work to maintain new fires, as well as the 3 new fires

Mad River Current for Tuesday, Aug. 8: Lightning, fire, a robbery and legit cannabis operations

Cannabis factories to be considered tonight Tonight the Arcata Planning Commission will consider issuing permits to two separate cannabis factories that want to locate in Arcata Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone. Click here to read more. McKinleyville gas station robbed The 76 Station at Central Avenue and Reasor Road was robbed early yesterday morning. Click here

Fire update: 1,565 acres burned as of this morning

Six Rivers National Forest ORLEANS – Last night’s community meeting in Orleans was a success as participants found answers to many questions about the fires and air quality. Community meetings like this help maintain the strong relationships that have been forged between the Six Rivers National Forest and local communities. The Orleans community wanted to

Orleans fire grows to 1,365 acres

Six Rivers National Forest  The Orleans Complex is comprised of 8 lightning-caused fires. Most of the fire activity is occurring on the northern section of the Ukonom Fire with predominately larger fuels being consumed. The fire’s growth has been caused by burning material rolling down steep slopes and causing short runs uphill into heavier fuels.

Firefighters battle 1,222-acre blaze near Orleans

Six Rivers National Forest The Orleans Complex on the Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District is currently 1,222 acres as of Monday morning. The somplex currently includes seven lightning-caused fires on the Six Rivers National Forest and in the Siskiyou Wilderness. Suppression of the Ukonom Fire in the East Zone is being managed by Northern California Incident Management

Mad River Current for Monday, July 30: RV park proposed; fire in the hills; lovely weather if you like it hot

RV park proposed near Samoa Bridge The City of Eureka may seek a developer to create a RV park on the undeveloped property on the south end of the Samoa Bridge near the boat ramp. The Eureka City Council is scheduled to consider the matter at its meeting Tuesday, Aug 1 starting at 6 p.m.

Mad River Current for Thursday, July 27: Racism acknowledged, lighthouse to be moved

McKMAC to discuss racism Weirdness abounds. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee wasn’t scheduled to discuss racism last night. Rather, it was scheduled to discuss whether to discuss racism at a future meeting. Committee Chair Ben Shepherd didn’t think that the topic of racism fell under the county advisory committee’s purview, but the public disagreed and

Today’s Mad River Current: Lightning warning in the hills! McKinleyville coho nursery moves forward

The National Weather Service has issued a “Hazardous Weather Outlook,” warning of “dangerous cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds, and small hail” up in the mountains this afternoon primarily between Willow Creek and Gasquet. The possibility of lightning continues from this afternoon through at least Wednesday. The concern, obviosly, is that the lightning could spark

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