Scott Bar, CA – The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office and assisting partnering agencies responded to the communities of Scott Bar and Hamburg to assist with fire evacuations for the Head Fire on the evening of August 15, 2023. Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies and first responders continued to work through the night evacuating community members from their homes.
Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office Identifies Man Found Deceased in Head Fire
Early in the morning of August 16, 2023, at 2:23 A.M., the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office found Ken Lee Oliver, 71, of Scott Bar deceased in the driveway of his home on Roxbury Drive off Scott River Road.
This is an on-going investigation. An autopsy will be conducted in the near future to determine the cause of death.
The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Oliver.