Klondike Fire

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 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 area under Red Flag Warning

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Klondike Fire burning about nine miles away from Grants Pass is expected to exhibit increased fire behavior Monday. The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning for the area due to strong wind and low humidity. …

Klondike Fire edging towards communities

JOSEPHINE & CURRY COUNTY, Ore. — The Klondike Fire continues to grow. The East side of the fire is no longer threatening communities like Wilderville, Wonder, and Selma. It’s the West side that’s now the top priority as flames are edging closer to …

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 …