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Klamathon Fire Update: Crews Continue To Increase Containment

Containment has reached 70 %, with full containment expected Sunday.

Posted: Jul 12, 2018 7:32 AM

YREKA, Calif. — Fire crews saw minimal fire behavior overnight, and were able to contain 5% more of the fire. The Klamathon fire is now 70% contained, with full containment predicted for this Sunday, July 15, 2018.

The size of the fire has not grown since Monday, holding steady at 36,500 acres.

See an updated list of evacuations.

Read a history of Klamathon fire updates.

The CAL FIRE briefing appears below.

Minimal fire behavior was observed last night with minimal fire activity anticipated for today. Crews have completed containment lines to the North and the fire is holding within the current perimeter. Mop-up and strengthening of control lines will continue on all other flanks of the fire including fire suppression repairs.

CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS: Evacuation Warnings: Copco Lake Area - Areas east of Jenny/Fall Creek, south of the Oregon State Line, north of Copco Road and west of Topsey Grade.

OREGON RESIDENTS: The following area in Jackson County will reduce to a Level 2 (yellow) "Be Set" 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 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 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.

Small Animals can be taken to Jackson Street Elementary School at 405 Jackson Street, Yreka, CA 96097Large Animal Shelter: Siskiyou County Fairgrounds, 1712 Fairlane Rd, Yreka, CA 96097

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 132412

Reported Deaths: 1799
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah28237458
Washington18512171
Marion16085238
Clackamas11577138
Lane8219108
Jackson686284
Umatilla670968
Deschutes490736
Yamhill316245
Malheur312452
Linn310246
Klamath242238
Polk241340
Josephine170633
Jefferson168725
Benton168414
Douglas166643
Union110416
Wasco106323
Columbia103318
Lincoln98517
Hood River94821
Coos93315
Morrow92710
Clatsop6695
Crook60410
Baker5665
Tillamook3622
Curry3185
Lake2295
Grant2131
Harney1734
Wallowa963
Gilliam481
Sherman470
Wheeler201
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2955323

Reported Deaths: 33342
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles100392313741
San Bernardino2482851560
Riverside2352352517
San Diego2098972065
Orange2093652320
Santa Clara914661060
Kern83547558
Sacramento802791080
Fresno79950932
Alameda65679757
Ventura59061412
San Joaquin56484748
Contra Costa50627430
Stanislaus41925739
Tulare40176501
Monterey34959249
San Mateo31291294
San Francisco28574254
Imperial24944463
Solano24654105
Santa Barbara23538228
Merced23492296
Sonoma23204234
Kings18661110
Placer16761173
San Luis Obispo15129128
Madera12883130
Santa Cruz11776113
Marin11345153
Yolo10240131
Shasta9594117
Butte9233121
El Dorado751544
Sutter748477
Napa723139
Lassen509413
San Benito485043
Yuba481827
Tehama397142
Tuolumne330438
Nevada309973
Mendocino307631
Amador295329
Lake243428
Humboldt226324
Glenn182419
Colusa16919
Calaveras153823
Siskiyou140813
Mono10834
Inyo92429
Del Norte8472
Plumas5735
Modoc3783
Mariposa3434
Trinity3024
Alpine730
Sierra700
Unassigned00
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