Road ClosuresCHP-Redding Facebook post:
Northbound Interstate 5 is closed at the Fawndale exit approximately 10 miles north of Redding. Southbound Interstate 5 is closed 3.6 miles south of Mt. Shasta at Mott Rd. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route and avoid the area.
Shasta County Evacuations:
Numerous structures are threatened, and the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has issued mandatory evacuations for residents along the Interstate 5 corridor from exit 707 at Vollmers north to exit 714 at Gibson.
Follow the Shasta County Sheriff’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Shasta-County-Sheriffs-Office-1527637610823075/.
Trinity County Evacuations:
The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office has issued a mandatory evacuation notice for residents of East Fork Road to Ramshorn Road east to Shasta-Trinity County line. There will be a hard road closure at East Side and East Fork Road for non-residents.
There is an Evacuation Advisory only from the East Fork/East Side Road junction west to Highway 3 northward to Ramshorn Road.
Siskiyou County Evacuations:
The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office has issued an evacuation warning for all residents of Dunsmuir. Call the 24-Hour Dispatch Center at (530) 841-2900 or the Dunsmuir Substation at (530) 235-2320 or 235-2232 with questions.
Follow the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page: www.facebook.com/SiskiyouCountySheriff.
An evacuation shelter has been established at Mount Shasta Community Center, 629 Alder Street, Mount Shasta.
Small Animal Shelter:
The Siskiyou Humane Society is accepting small animals for evacuees using the evacuation shelter. The humane society is at 1208 North Mount Shasta Blvd (530-926-4052).
We will provide updates and timelines as we discuss operations for the day with Caltrans District 2 and fire agency partners.
Opening I-5 is still a 🔝 priority for all involved agencies and a #️⃣ 1️⃣priority for CHP and Caltrans District 2.
Please check out all the detailed info in the link below about evacuations, shelters, animal housing, and fire activity. Thank you 🙏 for the support, patience, and understanding! We hope to cooler weather is on its way! Come on 🌧!!! Please!!!
For those using alternate routes... please expect delays, be courteous to other motorist and be alert.