Terrain Satellite
Fox
FIRE
2,188
acres
8.7 mi
S of Callahan, CA
89%
contained
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
1 hour, 4 mins ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7203
Fire Start:
Monday, September 14, 2020 9:30 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 9 hours, 50 mins ago

Incident Photo for the Fox Fire

Please visit our incident's Facebook page for updates throughout the day at: https://www.facebook.com/KlamathNF

The Fox Fire was discovered on the Klamath National Forest on September 14, 2020 and is burning southwest of Callahan, California.     

Evacuation advisory’s and evacuation orders are in effect for Callahan, see Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office for updated details at www.facebook.com/SiskiyouCountySheriff/.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Human Caused
Date of Origin:
Monday September 14th, 2020 approx. 04:30 PM
Location:
South of Fox Creek Lake - 3 miles west of Callahan, CA
Incident Commander:
Richard Inghram; Brandon Dethlefs (T)
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
41.212, -122.847

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
91
Size (Acres):
2,188
Containment:
89%
Estimated Containment Date:
Thursday October 01st, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber and brush
Significant Events:
Containment lines held through the Fire Weather Watch. Continue to mop up and patrol for hot spots.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Continue to mop up and patrol for hot spots.
Projected Incident Activity:
Secure all lines before warming trend.
Remarks:
Smoke will be visible from Scott Valley.

All evacuation warnings for the Fox Fire have been lifted.

Shasta-Trinity NF has closed their side of the Fox Fire. Including a section the PCT. Check: www.fs.usda.gov/goto/stnf/forestorders

The Klamath National Forest remains closed through Sept. 30, 2020.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
A Red Flag Warning has been issued for 9/28/20.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Kyle Mikolajczyk
Email: kyle.mikolajczyk@usda.gov
Phone: 530-598-9353
Hours: 9am to 5pm
Fire Unit Information
Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1711 S. Main St
Yreka, CA 96097