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Over 100 Firefighters Added to Klondike Fire

Over 100 firefighters were added to help stop the spread of the Klondike Fire and protect homes in it's path. The conflagration declaration resulted in over 20 engines being added to the effort.

Posted: Oct 16, 2018 4:49 PM
Updated: Oct 16, 2018 5:13 PM

AGNESS, Ore. -- Over 100 firefighters were added to help stop the spread of the Klondike Fire and protect homes in it's path. The conflagration declaration resulted in over 20 engines being added to the effort.

The overnight infrared flight determined that the fire had grown an additional 5,000 acres since the wind picked up over the weekend. Fortunately, the wind had died down as of Monday afternoon and remained diminished into Tuesday. 

Level three evacuations are in effect for Oak Flat, Old House, Spud Road and along the 33 road in Agness. Agness residents north of the Rogue River remain under a level 2 evacuation.

The Oregon State Fire Marshal's five structural task forces are all near Agness helping protect homes. They have split into two units to be able to do their work 24 hours a day. The task forces are made up of firefighters from 33 different fire agencies across the state.

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