Lake County

Fire season ends in Klamath & Lake Counties

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The 2021 fire season officially came to an end in Klamath and Lake Counties. Fire management personnel from the Oregon Department of Forestry, Klamath-Lake District and Walker Range Patrol Association along with local agencies terminated the latest fire …

Growth of Cougar Peak Fire slows significantly

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. – Excellent progress is being made fighting what used to be a fast-growing wildfire burning in Lake County. The Forest Service said the Cougar Peak Fire was found at about 1:45 p.m. on September 7 approximately 15 miles northwest …

Cougar Peak Fire 6% contained

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. –Favorable weather that helped crews make progress fighting a wildfire in Lake County is expected to stick around for a couple of days. But after that, more active fire behavior is expected. The Forest Service said the Cougar Peak …

Rain falls on Cougar Peak Fire in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. – The Cougar Peak Fire burning in Lake County more than doubled in size overnight. But favorable weather should work in firefighters’ favor. The Forest Service said the Cougar Peak Fire was found at about 1:45 p.m. on September …

Investigators seek information about Lake County fires

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. – Investigators are asking the public for any information about human-caused wildfires in Lake County. Oregon State Police, the Oregon Department of Forestry, the Forest Service, and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the causes of wildfires, including …