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Klondike Fire continues to smolder

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A fire that covered over 175,000 acres in Josephine and Curry Counties is still smoldering. The Klondike Fire started on July 15. Now, over three months later, 224 fire personnel are continuing to put out slow-burning heavy fuels …

Klondike Fire update

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – The western portion of the Klondike Fire continues to prompt evacuation notices in Curry County. The U.S. Forest Service said the fire started after over 1,000 lightning strikes pummeled the area on July 15. Since then, the fire …

Klondike Fire prompts new evacuation notices

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Klondike Fire continues to grow, prompting new evacuation warnings for some communities in southwestern Oregon. The fire started along with many others when a thunderstorm rolled through the area on July 15. Since then, it’s grown to …

Klondike Fire at 72 percent containment

MEDFORD, Ore. — Rain is in the forecast for the Klondike Fire on Saturday.  Meteorologists working the fire say it will be a huge help for crews on the ground. The fire burning in Curry and Josephine Counties is still very active …

Klondike Fire continues to be active

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Weather conditions and dry fuels continue to feed the Klondike Fire burning in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. On Monday, the National Weather Service declared a Red Flag Warning in the area of the fire due to higher …

Klondike Fire remains active

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Klondike Fire continues to be the largest and most active wildfire in our region. After topping 100,000 acres in size, the fire was classified as a “megafire.” As of August 31, the Klondike Fire was 102,168 acres …

Klondike Fire covers over 100,000 acres

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Klondike Fire is now more than 100,000 acres, making it the first wildfire in Oregon this year to be classified a “mega-fire.” The fire is now nearing 101,000 acres and remains 40% contained. Winds changed direction Wednesday, …