An Inside Look into the Bryant Fire

BONANZA, Ore. — The Bryant Fire east of Klamath Falls has burned more than 1,300 acres now, but crews are gaining control, attacking by air and using a nearby canal for water. Small smoke towers can be seen coming off of the mountains near the small town of Bonanza. Hand crews are on the ground … Continue reading »

Bryant Fire Sunday Update

NEAR KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Bryant Fire has grown to 1,327 acres, as of Sunday morning. The fire is about 15% contained. The Oregon Department of Forestry is crediting the heavy use of air retardant in keeping the fire from spreading past the control lines on Saturday. ODF says sixteen loads of retardant were … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Work to Contain Bryant Fire

BONANZA, Ore. — The Bryant Fire 20 miles east of Klamath Falls is continuing to grow as crews work on putting a containment line in place. Fire officials said they are utilizing air tankers and ground crews to keep the fire from spreading. An overnight infrared flight revealed the fire had grown another 450 acres … Continue reading »

Bryant Fire at 1,250 Acres

NEAR KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry reports the Bryant Fire burning east of Klamath Falls in the Klamath-Lake District is 1,250 acres and 5% contained. An ODF fire team took over management of the firefighting effort Friday afternoon. ODF has numerous ground and air resources at the fire. The cause of the … Continue reading »

Bryant Fire Burns 800 Acres

NEAR KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry is leading the firefighting effort on the Bryant Fire, burning 20 miles east of Klamath Falls. First reported Thursday afternoon on the NE end of Bryant Mountain, ODF reports the fire has grown to 800 acres. The fire is burning in an active logging operation … Continue reading »