Photo: Brian Gailey

Crew extinguish Highway 97 Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Crews have completed mop-up work on the Highway 97 Fire north of Klamath Falls.

The fire broke out shortly before noon Tuesday, and blackened an estimated 27 acres.

The fire forced the evacuation of multiple families, and two businesses in the North Hills area.

The fire began in an area just north of the Klamath Falls weigh station.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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