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Klamathon Fire Update: No New Growth Expected, Containment Is 80%

Crews are continuing to strengthen fire lines, with full containment expected this weekend.

Posted: Jul 13, 2018 7:39 AM
Updated: Jul 13, 2018 1:45 PM

YREKA, Calif. — CAL FIRE reports less fire activity on the northern flank of the fire. Crews were able to contain another 5% of Klamathon fire, raising containment to 80%, with full containment predicted for Sunday, July 15, 2018.

Crews will continue to strengthen fire lines. While some unburned areas within containment zones may burn, no fire growth is expected.

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

Yesterday afternoon, Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office indicated the injuries sustained by 72-year-old John Karl Bermel were consistent with a "fire-related death," investigators are still awaiting the results of a toxicology report to determine a definite cause of death of the Hornbrook resident.

Read a history of Klamathon fire updates.

Read the complete CAL FIRE update here.

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