Antelope Fire increases to 89% contained, crews begin tree removal

This is the main Action News Now article on the status of the Antelope Fire that started in the Antelope Creek drainage.

Posted: Aug 16, 2021 11:43 AM
Updated: Sep 20, 2021 2:44 PM

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. - The Antelope Fire increased to 89% containment as the fire has burned 145,632 acres, according to the U.S. Forest Service. 

Crews have unwrapped structures with the increase in containment, including Little Mount Hoffman Lookout and structure at Little Medicine Lake. 

Crews are going to continue to backhaul excess equipment and continue patrol and mop up of the Antelope Fire. 

Fire activity remains minimal as some large piles are holding heat.

Efforts are being shifted toward tree removal and soil stabilization. 

The water is expected to be warm and dry throughout the week. 

The closure of the Klamath National Forest within the area of the Antelope Fire remains in place. 

A map of evacuation orders and warnings can be found here.

If you are evacuated and need assistance or sheltering, please proceed to Dorris City Hall or call (530) 340-3539.

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It's a warmer and windier day for our area in the wake of the storm from this weekend. A Red Flag Warning continues for the valley through 8pm and for the Sierra through late Tuesday morning, with hotter weather returning.
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