Klamath Hills Fire burns 75 acres

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. โ€“ A fast-moving fire broke out in the Klamath Hills area about 10 miles south of Klamath Falls Thursday morning.

Crews were called out at about 9:30 to a fire just off of Lower Klamath Lake Road.

“We’ve got multiple agencies working, kind of an early start for a fire this morning,” said Klamath County Fire District #1 Chief John Spradley. “It ran up the hill on us, and we’re going to try and catch it out at the top.โ€

The fire quickly grew to an estimated 75 acres in size.

Crews contained about 5% of the fire as of early afternoon. By 4:30 p.m., 20% containment was reached.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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