The Boles Fire was a wildfire that burned in Siskiyou County during mid-September 2014. On September 15, at 1:38 PM PDT, the Boles Fire ignited near Weed, California. At 10:30 PM PDT, later on the same day, the Boles Fire was reported at 350 acres and 15% containment. Over 100 structures were reported damaged or destroyed on that day. Later that day, the wildfire was reported at nearly 100% containment; however, this report turned out to be erroneous. On September 16, the Boles Fire had burned 375 acres and was only 20% contained. It also destroyed 150 residences and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people in Weed and Siskiyou County.