The McKinney Fire near the Oregon-California border grew over 80 square miles on Saturday, forcing the evacuation of more than 2,000 residents from the Yreka hamlet.

The 51,468-acre blaze, the largest in California’s still-early wildfire season, was 0% contained as of early Sunday morning, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office announced just before 7 p.m. Sunday that the blaze was still 0% contained, but no further evacuations had been required.

In their 8 a.m. update, the fire’s incident commanders wrote that “little progress was detected on the fire’s edge closest to Yreka City.” On Sunday afternoon.

Nearly 2,000 residents of Yreka, California, were evacuated on Saturday night, including Larry and Nancy Castle. Every house in the area had a red flag tied to its mailbox.

On Saturday night, 22 individuals used the shelter, according to a representative for the American Red Cross chapter in charge of running it, Stephen Walsh.

On Sunday afternoon, Golay said the dog’s owner, who’d just lost his house, was reunited with his pet. Patches are the pup’s name. Even so, there isn’t an altogether joyful conclusion.

More than 110 kilometers of the 2,650-mile popular hiking trail traverse the evacuated area. As many as 60 hikers were transferred by public bus from the Red Buttes Wilderness side

When the McKinney wildfire consumes a mountainside above her home in the Klamath National Forest, California, on July 30, 2022, Angela Crawford is there to see it.

McKinney Fire in Siskiyou County can be seen burning early Saturday, July 30, 2022, from the Antelope Mountain Yreka 1 observation camera in Antelope Mountain.