17,000 Acres Burned Since Saturday; The Gap Fire Maps and More
Smoke pushed air quality to unhealthy levels yesterday in parts of Siskiyou County. Dr. Stephen Kolpacoff, the Siskiyou County Public Health Officer issued a health alert. In part it said, “Residents with lung or heart disease, and the elderly are advised to leave areas where levels of particulate matter are high.”
Smoke Respite Centers have been opened in the following places:
- Happy Camp – Karuk Senior Nutrition Program Building located at 64101 Second.
Hours: M-F 8am-5pm
- Yreka – Yreka Community Resource Center, 201 S. Broadway St.
Hours: T-F 9am-12pm and 1pm-5pm
- Fort Jones – Scott Valley Family Resource Center – 11920 Main St.
Hours: T-F 9am-5pm
- Weed – Weed Family Resource Center – 260 Main St.
Hours: T-Th 10am-4pm