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Klamathon Fire Update: More Than 30,000 acres burned

As of 7:00 a.m. on Sunday July, 8, 2018 the Klamathon Fire burning in Northern California and Southern Oregon is 30,500 acres and 25 percent contained.

Posted: Jul 8, 2018 9:36 AM
Updated: Jul 8, 2018 1:55 PM

HORNBROOK, Cal. -- As of 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, July, 8, 2018 the Klamathon Fire burning in Northern California and Southern Oregon is 30,500 acres and 25 percent contained. 

CAL FIRE says moderate fire behavior with uphill runs and short range spotting was observed overnight with good overnight humidity recovery. Crews say the fire continues to burn moderately to the southeast and continues to spread into the Klamath National
Forest. The fire is well-established in the Horseshoe Ranch Wildlife Area and private timber stands. The south flank of the fire is threatening the Osburger Cabin Cultural Site, as well as the Verizon communication site on Horn Peak.

CAL FIRE says the Klamathon Fire continues to threaten the communities of Hornbrook, CA, Hilt, CA, and Colestin, OR. Approximately 600 homes in these areas remain threatened. The east flank is threatening two power plants at Iron Gate Reservoir and Copco Lake
Reservoir. Water systems for the communities of Yreka and Hornbrook are currently threatened. Endangered species habitats are threatened on the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument and Soda Mountain Wilderness. The Central Oregon and Pacific
Railroad, Inc. is currently threatened.

For an updated look at evacuation orders and warnings click here. 

Evacuation Centers are located at the Jackson Street Elementary in Yreka, California, and Ashland High School. Ashland High School is currently on "stand-by" for evacuees. This means volunteers are ready to assist when needed. 

So far, three firefighters are injured. 

810 structures are threatened by the Klamathon Fire. 600 of those are homes. So far, 72 structures have been destroyed and nine have been damaged. 

Read a history of Klamathon fire updates.

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