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Klamathon Fire: Latest Numbers & Info

Map of Klamathon Fire Saturday July 7, 2018

Look here for the latest containment information on the Klamathon Fire. Current official fire-related updates from public safety officials can be found here. (Updated regularly)

Posted: Jul. 6, 2018 12:49 PM
Updated: Jul. 16, 2018 12:20 PM

Klamathon Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: July 16, 2018 11:02 am
Date/Time Started: July 05, 2018 12:37 pm

Administrative Unit: Unified Command: CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit, Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office, Oregon Department of Forestry
County: Siskiyou County
Location: off Klamathon Road and Copco Road, south of Hornbrook

Acres Burned - Containment: 38,008 acres - 95% contained
Structures Destroyed: 82

Evacuations: 7/15/18 PM- OREGON RESIDENTS: All areas will remain a Level 1 (green) "Be Ready" status.

Road Closures: I-5 is open
Injuries: 3 injuries and 1 civilian fatality

Cooperating Agencies: California Department of Transportation, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Highway Patrol, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services, Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon State Police, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, United States Forest Service Klamath National Forest, United States Forest Service Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, US Bureau of Land Management Redding District, US Bureau of Land Management Medford District, Red Cross, National Weather Service, California Conservation Corps., CA National Guard, Klamath County Sheriff’s Office.

Total Fire Personnel: 947
Total Fire Engines: 42
Total Fire Crews: 17
Total Helicopters: 10
Total Dozers: 11
Total Water Tenders: 14

Long/Lat: -122.534655/41.893332

Conditions: The fire is holding to the current perimeter and no additional fire spread is anticipated. Fire suppression repair will continue throughout the fire area. A local assistance center will be open Monday and Tuesday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the College of the Siskiyous Yreka campus location at 2001 Campus Drive, Yreka, CA. 96067.

Phone Numbers (530) 842-2266 (Public Information Line )

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