Wildfire evacuations lifted in Siskiyou County

A Siskiyou County fire on Sunday is forcing hundreds of people to evacuate from their homes.

Posted: Jun 3, 2018 6:34 PM
Updated: Jun 4, 2018 6:41 AM

UPDATE: Evacuations have been lifted for the Martin Fire burning in Siskiyou County.

According to CALFIRE, the fire started Sunday evening in the Mt. Shasta Vista Community. Hundreds of people were evacuated for a time, but they have since been allowed to return home. The Martin Fire is 60 percent contained at 37 acres.

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. - A Siskiyou County fire on Sunday is forcing hundreds of people to evacuate from their homes.

According to Cal Fire Siskiyou County Fire Unit, the 10-acre blaze is located on Martin and Stanton Drive causing at least 300 people to evacuate.

Authorities said they got calls about the fire just before 6 p.m.

Firefighter officials say at least 150 structures are threatened and that there are structures that have been damaged or destroyed.

Check back for updates.

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