PRESS RELEASE 7/16/2021 9am
BECKWOURTH COMPLEX FIRE
NO CHANGE TO EVACUATION STATUS
We are asking the citizens of Milford, Doyle, and Herlong to remain vigilant and watch for changing fire conditions. Spot fires along the ridgeline coupled with high winds can cause fire activity to escalate quickly, especially in those areas. It is imperative that you remain alert and ready to evacuate if that occurs.
Mandatory Evacuation Orders remain in effect for the following areas;
• Doyle Proper on the west side of US 395 from Laura Drive to County Road A25 and the dirt portion of Doyle Grade where the pavement ends approximately 3.4 miles south of US 395.
Evacuation Warnings remain in effect for the following areas:
• Doyle east and west of US 395 including the town of Herlong south to the Lassen/Sierra County line except for the area under evacuation order.
• East of US 395 from Laura Drive south to the Lassen/Sierra County line and from the intersection of A25 north to Milford Grade.
ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE: US 395 is currently open.
Safety Message: People need to stay out of the evacuated area. Drive with your headlights on and yield to emergency personnel. If you need assistance evacuating, call the non-emergency dispatch center at (530)257-6121. For shelter information, call the emergency shelter line at (530) 250-9004.