Fire Restoration Open Houses

YREKA, Calif. — The Klamath National Forest is getting ready to talk to the community about restoring the thousands of acres burned in last years’ wildfires. The Westside Fire Recovery Project covers the area of Klamath National Forest burned in the Beaver Fire, Happy Camp Complex, and Whites Fire. The goal of the project is … Continue reading »

July Complex Uses Out Of State Resources

NEAR SAWYERS BAR, Calif. — While most of the crews brought in to work on the July Complex are from California agencies, some personnel are being brought in from out of state. Brian Leitinger was brought in from Minnesota, and has been working on the fire for more than two weeks. He said he will … Continue reading »

July Complex at Critical Point

  NEAR ETNA, Cal. – Danny Breuklander winds his ATV up the logging roads near Mill Creek. The lone member of the Texas Canyon Hotshots keeps an eye up to the sky and an ear on the radio. The rest of his team is further up the hill hoping for a helicopter drop. It’s up … Continue reading »