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Klamath Falls arson suspect arrested

Update:  Klamath Falls, Ore. – A suspect is in the Klamath County Jail on arson charges, accused of starting a fire that caused heavy damage to a Klamath Falls furniture store. Police say a man broke into Emmet’s Auto Repair early Sunday …

Debris burn sparks 20 acre Chalet Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore. – It may be mid-January, but that didn’t stop a wildfire from burning on a hillside south of Klamath Falls on Monday. The ‘Chalet Fire’ broke out shortly before 2 Monday afternoon just off of Chalet Drive on Stukel …

Freight train derails in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A freight train traveling from Vancouver to Barstow derailed Tuesday morning in Klamath Falls. The crash happened just south of the rail yard near Altamont Drive just before 11. Devon Brown of Klamath County Fire District #1 was …

KCC launches firefighter program

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath Community College is launching a firefighter training program. Under KCC’s resident student firefighter program, students will live at a firehouse and get hands-on experience. “So they will be doing side by side work with actual firefighters, and …

Early morning fire destroys Klamath Falls home

Klamath Falls, Ore. – An early morning fire caused heavy damage to a home in Klamath Falls. The fire broke out shortly before six Wednesday morning in a home on North Eighth at Prospect Street. “Flames were visible from multiple blocks away.”  …

Fire destroys home in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Fire caused heavy damage to a home in Klamath Falls early Thursday evening. The fire broke out shortly before 5:30 at a home on Crescent Avenue. A neighbor told Wanda Jimenez that her home was on fire. “Somebody …

Natural gas line break shuts down Highway 97

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A ruptured natural gas line shuts down traffic on Highway 97 just north of Klamath Falls. Am excavating crew hit a natural gas line at about five o’clock Thursday afternoon, shutting down the highway. Battalion Chief Andy Hoskins …