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Bootleg Fire burns 409,611 acres, 53% contained

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Bootleg Fire burns 409,611 acres, 53% contained

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. -- The Bootleg Fire has reached more than 409,000 acres and is now 53% contained.

Crews are conducting firing operations to reduce fuels and improve control lines.

The National Fire Preparedness Level is at its peak of 5.

Just over 2,250 personnel are responding to the fire.

The Bootleg Fire remains the largest fire in the country and the third largest in Oregon's history since the 1900's.

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