Sunday Update on Algoma Fire

NEAR KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Algoma Fire is now 70% contained as of Sunday morning, according to the South Central Oregon Incident Management Team. There are no road closures as of Sunday, but Oregon Department of Transportation is directing traffic to slow down between milepost 265 to 267 on Highway 97. ODOT is citing … Continue reading »

Algoma Fire Update

NEAR KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A 57 acre fire is burning north of Klamath Falls. The fire is currently 5% contained. As of Saturday afternoon, ODOT is closing Highway 97 north of Klamath Falls due to this wildfire. ODOT says US97 from MP 265-267 will remain closed while wildfire control takes place. South Central Oregon Incident … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Homes in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — An investigation team says it knows the cause of a fire in Klamath Falls that destroyed two homes and several buildings. Klamath County Fire District 1 says people were burning the plastic off of metal wires in a burn barrel, which is an illegal activity prohibited year round. Fire investigators say … Continue reading »