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Klondike Fire Crews Focus on Suppression Repairs

Focus on the Klondike fire has now fully shifted to suppression repair.

Posted: Oct. 8, 2018 4:13 PM

CURRY COUNTY, Ore.-- Recent rain has created some safety hazards for crews on the Klondike Fire.

Firefighters are working through slippery conditions.

This is the fire in Curry and Josephine counties. 

It's currently 167,423 acres and 72% contained.

Focus on the Klondike Fire has now shifted fully to suppression repair. 

People traveling or hunting in the area should be on the lookout for crews and heavey equipment on the roads. 

There's still more than 400 people working on the Klondike Fire. 

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