Lake County

BLM hosts fire “fuel break” meeting

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – The Bureau of Land Management is proposing a plan which would create a system of fuel breaks throughout western states to help control wildfires. The proposal would place some 11,000 miles of fuel breaks within a 220 million-acre area …

New location for Klamath / Lake Community Action Services

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath / Lake Community Action Services spent the weekend moving to a new location in Klamath Falls. “We are a non-profit organization.”  Explains Interim Executive Director Christina Zamora.  “That provides energy assistance, homeless prevention services, family support and …

Lake, Klamath Counties to declare fire season

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Monday, June 10th will mark the start of fire season in Klamath and Lake Counties. The fire season declaration was sparked by drying fuels, and warmer conditions. “Going into the first of next week, rapid warm-up.”  Explains Randall …

Wildfire burning in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. – A wildfire started in Lake County Friday afternoon. The South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership said by 4:30 p.m., the Flynn Fire burned over 50 acres 11 miles northwest of Adel, Oregon. Multiple fire protection units were reportedly …

Toys for Tots handed out in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Your Toys for Tots donations are helping to brighten Christmas for kids in Klamath and Lake counties. About 3 thousand families in Klamath and Lake counties will be getting a hand from Toys for Tots this year. “I …

Watson Creek Fire 95% contained

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. – The Watson Creek Fire burning in Lake County is 95% contained and 58,761 acres. According to the Northwest Incident Management Team, 363 personnel are still staffing the fire with 6 crews and 19 engines. They’ll continue to monitor …