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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 …

Evacuations lowered in Hornbrook area

Hornbrook, Calif. — “You know when you come home… You’re relaxed. You’re home. And that’s the way it feels,” Hornbrook resident Andy Herskind said. Last Friday, Andy Herskind was at the Yreka shelter uncertain of his future after getting evacuated the night …

A good day for fire crews on Klamathon Fire

Yreka, Calif. — The Klamathon Fire is still 36,500 acres, and is now 55 percent contained. Fire crews have focused their efforts Tuesday on getting a complete circle of containment around the flames. Fire meteorologists say there were strong winds Monday in …

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, …

Klamathon Fire forces early impromptu wedding

HORNBROOK, Calif. – The Klamathon Fire forced a California couple to rush through their wedding ceremony before being evacuated. It wasn’t the fairytale ending that Ellie & Taylor Denney envisioned for their wedding. The couple, who have been together for nearly 5 …

Klamathon smoke impacts Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Smoke from the Klamathon Fire is making it all the way to Klamath Falls and beyond. As of noon Monday, Mount Shasta was still visible from Klamath Falls, but a shift of wind can change that quickly. “The …

Update: Klamathon Fire evacuation levels

HORNBROOK, Calif. – The Klamathon Fire is now 30% contained. That’s an improvement from the 25% reported during Sunday night’s press briefing. Since the fire began last Thursday, it has grown to 35,250 acres. It’s burning from Hornbrook in Siskiyou County to …

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 …