The Fawn Fire in Shasta County is growing rapidly, leading to a very scary situation in that area. Viral videos show the Fawn Fire is jumping streets like the Old Oregon Trail near Union School road. Smoke could be seen billowing in the air as wildfire destroyed tree and plants.
Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Issues Mandatory Evacuation for Fawn Fire
A Mandatory Evacuation order for all roads east of Dry Creek along Elk Trail east, north to Shasta Lake, and back down Dry Creek has been issued by the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office. All residents in these areas are required to evacuate immediately.
A temporary collection point for evacuees at Church of Nazarene on 2225 Bechelli Lane has been setup. At the moment there are rescue operations underway to drop flame retardant on the Fawn wildfires, and put in contingency lines.
Take a look at some videos of the Fawn Fire’s destruction.
Who Started the Fawn Fire?
At the moment police believe an act of arson started the Fawn Fire. California police allegedly arrested a 30 year old man from Palo Alto named Alexandra Souverneva. He is allegedly being charged with “arson to wildland”. The first reports of the Fawn Fire came from Fawndale Rd. near Mountain Gate, and was described as a vegetation fire.
Prayers up for the people and wildlife in that area. Hopefully no one gets hurt.
Author: JordanThrilla Staff