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2 killed in McKinney Fire burning in Siskiyou County, sheriff’s office says

The bodies of two people have been found in the path of the McKinney Fire in Siskiyou County, the sheriff’s office confirmed Monday. Officials said the two people who died in the fire were found in a car on a residential street early Sunday morning. The home is located on Doggett Creek Road off of Highway 96, west of the Klamath River community. No information has been released about the victims until they have been identified and next of kin have been notified. The McKinney Fire forced many people to evacuate the area, and it burned. at least 55,493 acres as of Monday morning, according to the US Forest Service. Evacuation in McKinney Fire An evacuation order means there is an immediate threat to life and an evacuation is mandatory. An evacuation warning means fire behavior could threaten nearby homes and businesses. Although no one is required to evacuate during an evacuation warning, it is still strongly encouraged.| MORE WORDS | View the evacuation map here A portion of Highway 96 remains closed due to the fire. | MORE WORDS | Follow the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office and Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services social media pages for updates on evacuations. process,” says the US Forest Service. in the latest update. Resources from multiple agencies have been assigned to the fire and the California Firefighters Task Force will take over the fire on Sunday, officials said. Crews are expecting a day of active fire behavior due to hot weather in the area, and a red flag warning is in effect due to lightning. “Fire managers are expecting a tough day on the fire as the weather is predicted to be a problem for firefighters,” said officials.Gov. Newsom declared a state of emergencyGov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday declared a state of emergency for Siskiyou County because of the McKinney fire.” Emergency legislation allows for flexibility in the face of an emerging crisis, including suspending regulations that could hamper emergency response and recovery efforts. ,” said the governor’s office. The announcement also made available federal funding and created the Emergency Management Assistance Agreement, which allows resources from other states to help California workers.

The bodies of two people have been found in the path of the McKinney Fire in Siskiyou County, the sheriff’s office confirmed Monday.

Officials said the two people who died in the fire were found in a car on a residential street early Sunday morning. The property is located on Doggett Creek Road off of Highway 96, west of the Klamath River community.

No information has been given about the people who were killed until the time of identification and notification of their families.

The McKinney Fire has forced several evacuations in the area and has burned at least 55,493 acres as of Monday morning, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

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Exit in McKinney Fire

An evacuation order means there is an immediate threat to life and evacuation is necessary.

An exit warning means fire behavior can threaten nearby homes and businesses. Although no one is required to evacuate during an evacuation warning, it is still strongly encouraged.

| MORE WORDS | See the migration map here

A section of Highway 96 remains closed due to the fire.

| MORE WORDS | Follow Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office and also Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services Social media sites for the latest on migration

Fight with fire

“Firefighters have been forced to move from an aggressive perimeter control effort to an evacuation, protection and security plan,” the US Forest Service said in a new update.

Resources from multiple agencies have been assigned to the fire and the California Firefighters Task Force will take over the fire on Sunday, officials said.

Crews are expecting a day of active fire behavior due to hot weather in the area, and a red flag warning is in effect due to lightning.

“Fire managers are expecting another tough day on the fire as the weather is forecast to be a challenge for firefighters,” officials said.

Governor Newsom declared a state of emergency

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday declared a state of emergency for Siskiyou County following the McKinney fire.

“The emergency law allows for relief in the face of the crisis, including the suspension of laws that may hinder the adoption of emergency measures and efforts to revive the country’s economy,” said the governor’s office.

The announcement also allowed for federal aid and created the Emergency Assistance Act, which allows resources from other states to help California workers.

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