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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: Oct 1, 2020 9:56 AM

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.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 133205

Reported Deaths: 1800
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah28337458
Washington18644171
Marion16172238
Clackamas11642138
Lane8272108
Jackson689285
Umatilla676568
Deschutes495236
Yamhill318245
Malheur313152
Linn310846
Polk244640
Klamath242838
Josephine173533
Jefferson170225
Benton169514
Douglas167743
Union111416
Wasco107123
Columbia104318
Lincoln99117
Hood River95121
Coos93715
Morrow93310
Clatsop6865
Crook61010
Baker5685
Tillamook3652
Curry3245
Lake2305
Grant2131
Harney1754
Wallowa963
Gilliam511
Sherman470
Wheeler201
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2988326

Reported Deaths: 33589
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles101466213848
San Bernardino2512131560
Riverside2394122517
San Diego2117872103
Orange2108132367
Santa Clara926251065
Kern84644565
Fresno81294932
Sacramento791221080
Alameda66583757
Ventura60368412
San Joaquin56642748
Contra Costa51573446
Stanislaus42337739
Tulare40655501
Monterey35418250
San Mateo31805294
San Francisco28853254
Imperial25140463
Solano24732105
Santa Barbara24149231
Sonoma23607234
Merced23492296
Kings19125133
Placer16995173
San Luis Obispo15466128
Madera13193130
Santa Cruz12026113
Marin11482153
Yolo10406131
Shasta9594117
Butte9359121
El Dorado757544
Sutter756077
Napa735639
Lassen509413
San Benito488243
Yuba481827
Tehama397142
Tuolumne330438
Nevada314473
Mendocino307631
Amador298629
Lake250428
Humboldt229424
Glenn189419
Colusa16919
Calaveras159623
Siskiyou140813
Mono10834
Inyo92429
Del Norte8532
Plumas5735
Modoc3793
Mariposa3444
Trinity3024
Alpine730
Sierra700
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