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Klamathon Fire Grows to 37,900 Acres, Now 90 Percent Contained

Klamathon Fire Acreage Grows to 37,900 Acres, Now 90 Percent Contained

Posted: Jul. 13, 2018 6:39 PM
Updated: Jul. 14, 2018 7:21 AM

HORNBROOK, Calif.  -- The number of acres on the Klamathon Fire has grown to 37,900 acres. Containment is at 90%. 

Fire is holding to the current perimeter and no additional fire spread is anticipated. Chance
of thunderstorms developing could bring unpredictable and erratic winds over the fire area
with the possibility of some precipitation. Demobilization of excess resources will take place

The following area in Jackson County will reduce to a Level 1 (green) "Be Ready" evacuation
notice:
The area east of Interstate 5, covering Bureau of Land Management lands and
private properties west of the Jackson-Klamath County line, north of the Oregon-California
border, and south of a line that extends from the intersection of I-5 and the Mount Ashland
Ski Road due east to the Jackson-Klamath County line.
The following areas in Jackson County will remain a Level 1 (green) "Be Ready"
evacuation notice:
The area east of Interstate 5, covering Bureau of Land Management lands and private
properties west of the Jackson-Klamath County line, north of the line that extends from the
intersection of I-5 and the Mount Ashland Ski Road due east to the Jackson-Klamath County
line, north to Highway 66.
All other evacuations levels west of I-5 have been lifted.

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