Fire Hazard Awareness Notice

Due to ongoing concerns associated with the wildfires in California, and more specifically the recent Hirz Fire which is located East of Lakehead, the City of Dunsmuir offers the following helpful links and documents to assist in being prepared for potential emergencies.

Siskiyou County CodeRed Emergency Alert System.

Fire and Your Health.

Red Cross Survival Kit.

The City of Dunsmuir’s Fire Chief is in constant communication with firefighting crews associated with the Hirz fire, and other fire crews in the area. The Sheriff Department staff is also in close communication with city staff and stands ready to assist as needed. Currently, Dunsmuir is not threatened by any fire in the area, but it is important to take measures now to ensure that you and your family are ready in case an emergency does arise. Should an emergency arise the City of Dunsmuir, the Sheriff Department, Firefighting professionals like CalFire or the Forestry, and the local media will work together to provide important information.

Finally, working with the Siskiyou County Sheriffs Department and the Dunsmuir-Castella Fire Department, we've created the Smart Neighbors Program to make sure concerned citizens can help their neighbors receive the help they need should an evacuation arise. Please click the box below to fill out a form to submit if you are concerned your neighbor may not be able to assist themselves from their home.