Modoc County

(USGS)

3.5 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Modoc County

A earthquake registering a magnitude of 3.5 struck near the town of Alturas in Modoc County Friday morning.

08/29/2014

(CBS SF)

Destructive Wildfires Threaten Hundreds Of Homes In Northern California

Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain — one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.

08/04/2014

Day Fire in Modoc County

Gov. Brown Declares Emergency As Wildfires Spread In California, Oregon

A fast-growing wildfire along the Oregon-California border spurred evacuation notices even as California’s governor declared a state of emergency to help fight blazes raging in the state.

08/03/2014

Wildfire Aerial

Hundreds Evacuated As Firefighters Battle Slew Of West Coast Blazes

Lightning sparked dozens of fires in Northern California, including one in rural Modoc County that spurred some 120 people to evacuate, and the threat of more strikes along with winds from looming thunderstorms could aggravate the firefight.

08/02/2014

Modoc and Siskiyou Counties in far Northern California are looking to secede and create their own state called Jefferson. (CBS)

2nd Northern California County Votes For Secession

A second far Northern California county has voted to secede from the state after Modoc County supervisors voted 4-0 in favor of secession.

09/24/2013

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