Hornbrook Man Arrested for Arson

On May 21, 2019, CAL FIRE law enforcement arrested a male from Hornbrook on arson charges. The fire occurred earlier this month, per CAL FIRE and Siskiyou County District Attorney Office, a warrant was issued for Travis John Churchill, 43, from Hornbrook. Churchill was booked into the Siskiyou County Jail for arson.

CAL FIRE law enforcement officers work diligently to investigate all fires and prosecute those suspected of starting fires. As fire danger remains high across California, wildfires will continue to pose a major threat to life, property and our state’s natural resources.

CAL FIRE urges the public to be vigilant in their preparedness and awareness of suspicious activity. Any questions regarding this arrest should be directed to the Siskiyou County District Attorney’s Office. For more information on how you can be prepared for a Wildfire, visit or