Local History

Biscuit Fire anniversary

Biscuit Fire still baking at nearly 472,000 acres; cost at $84.5 mil.; 6,607 people

Sherri HopperIVN Contributing Writer

More than a month after the lightning strikes that marked the beginning of what would grow to become the 471,087-acre Biscuit Fire, the conflagration continues to claim additional acreage of the forest.The evacuation notice for Illinois Valley residents was lifted on Friday . . .

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