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Sheriff Declares Local Emergency from Shasta County Fires

The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has declared a local emergency due to the fires burning in Shasta County over the weekend.

Posted: Jun 25, 2018 4:57 PM
Updated: Jun 26, 2018 7:21 AM

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has declared a local emergency due to the fires burning in Shasta County over the weekend.

According to a press release sent by the agency, the fires that broke out along Clear Creek Road and Highway 273, west of Redding, have destroyed four structures and injured a firefighter.

Infrastructure was also destroyed by the blaze including guard rails, roads and power poles, said Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies did not specify what specific structures were destroyed or how injured the firefighter was.

For the latest acreage and containment on the Creek Fire, click here. 

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