Update: fire extinguished in Lake Shastina
Update: The Monday evening brush fire in Lake Shastina, which was called in at 4:45 p.m., has been put out with the help of personnel from Lake Shastina, Weed, Mount Shasta, Hammond Ranch, Mayten, Yreka CAL FIRE, Gazelle, and Montague. All but a few had left the area as of about 7:30 p.m.
The fire was initially reported to be burning between Hwy 97 and Jackson Ranch Road, and Jackson Ranch Road was closed to motorists for a short time. New LSCSD Police Sergeant Will Bullington said he was actively evacuating the area as of about 5 p.m. but evacuation orders were soon lifted.