Klondike Fire

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 …

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, …

Klondike Fire continues to grow

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Klondike Fire continues to spread west, growing by about another 5,000 acres over the last 24 hours. It is now nearing 99,000 acres and is 40% contained. Tuesday, hot shot crews arrived on the fire lines to …

Repair work starts on Klondike Fire

OUTSIDE GALICE, Ore. — Crews are still trying to get a handle on the west side of the Klondike fire but the east side of the fire is proving to be a little easier. Fire officials say they’ll have full containment on …

Update on Taylor Creek, Klondike Fires

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Crews are hoping the weather will help them gain the upper hand on fires burning in Josephine County. The Taylor Creek and Klondike Fires were sparked by lightning on July 15. Since then, the Taylor Creek Fire has …