Featured News, Scott Valley, Yreka

#McKinneyFire Turns Deadly

**** Fire Personnel Located Two Deceased Individuals

**** Latest Fire Map

**** Mckinney Fire at 55,493 Zero Percent Containment

Latest Infrared mapping has the fire at 55,493 acres

1st August 2022

Siskiyou County received thousands of lighting strikes East of I5 last night.

This is a screen shot of the thunder storm rolling north through the Tennant and Butte Valley Area.

Below is a screen recording of a new fire down Scott River that was spotted on the Active Fire Camera System in Scott Valley.

*MONDAY we are expecting cooler temperatures but a chance of evening thunderstorms.

Expecting more information on this as the day begins.

**PRESS RELEASE** Acquired from the SCSO FB PAGE as an only publication source

On Sunday, July 31, 2022, at approximately 9:57 a.m., fire personnel located two deceased individuals inside a vehicle that was burned in the path of the #McKinneyFire. The vehicle was located in a residential driveway along Doggett Creek Road, which is off of Highway 96, west of the community of Klamath River, California.

**There will be no additional information pending positive identification and notifications to next-of-kin.**

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