Evacuation warnings for Tennant Fire


Tennant Fire grows to 8,159 acres Wednesday, new evacuation warnings issued

by Kelli SaamWednesday, June 30th 2021

Weds, June 30 photo of the Tennant Fire from the U.S. Forest Service /KRCR<p>{/p}

Weds, June 30 photo of the Tennant Fire from the U.S. Forest Service /KRCR<p>{/p}

On Wednesday the Tennant Fire grew to 8,159 acres, 5 percent containment. The fire is burning east of Grass Lake in Siskiyou County. The fire increased more than 2,000 acres since Tuesday when it was estimated at 6,000 acres.

Crews remained engaged through the night, constructing firelines and doing structure protection as needed. The Tennant Fire is about 25 miles northeast of the larger Lava Fire. The Tennant Fire is burning in the Klamath National Forest. At least one structure has burned in the Tennant Fire. The vacant Juniper Lodge was destroyed. Firefighters have not released damage reports indicating how many structures have been damaged or destroyed.

Evacuation orders and warnings remain in effect for areas around the Tennant Fire. A map of the evacuation zones can be viewed here.Evacuations for the Tennant Fire and Lava Fire as of Wednesday, June 30. Mandatory evacuations are in the red shaded areas, warnings are in the yellow shaded areas. (Map from Siskiyou County/KRCR)

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