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Klamathon Fire now 85% contained

HORNBROOK, Calif. – The Klamathon Fire has grown to 37,900 acres. However, the fire is now 85% contained  and no structures are threatened as of the evening of July 13th, CAL FIRE said. According to CAL FIRE’s Siskiyou Unit, the Klamathon Fire started …

Klamathon Fire update

HORNBROOK, Calif. – The Klamathon Fire has grown to an estimated 36,500 acres and was 60% contained as of the morning of July 11, CAL FIRE said. According to CAL FIRE’s Siskiyou Unit, the Klamathon Fire started on the afternoon of July …

Klamathon Fire about a mile into Oregon

Southern Oregon — The fire east of I-5 has traveled into Jackson County, but Oregon Department of Forestry says it’s still very far from Ashland. Fire crews have been constructing a fire line in Southern Oregon to prevent it from going further, …

747 SuperTanker deployed to Klamathon Fire

HORNBROOK, Calif. – The largest firefighting aircraft in the world was recently deployed to fight the Klamathon Fire. On July 7, Global SuperTanker’s B747-446 was called upon by the California Department of Forestry (CAL FIRE) to help fight the fire, which at …

Klamathon Fire update

HORNBROOK, Calif. – The Klamathon Fire has grown to an estimated 35,250 acres and was 30% contained as of the morning of July 9, CAL FIRE said. According to CAL FIRE’s Siskiyou Unit, the Klamathon Fire started on the afternoon of July …

Klamathon Fire surpassed 21,000+ acres

SISKIYOU COUNTY, CAL. — CAL FIRE said Saturday morning that the Klamathon Fire has grown to 21,803 acres and remains at 5% containment. More than 1,000 firefighters are now battling the blaze after California Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency because of …

Klamathon Fire: how you can help

HORNBROOK, Ore. – A lot of people have asked how they can help residents displaced by the Klamathon Fire. There are several citizen-led efforts in Siskiyou County to gather items to address people’s immediate needs. One group of local residents started a …