Last modified on Jan 04, 2019

Klamathon Fire

Klamathon Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: January 4, 2019 9:55 am   FINAL
Date/Time Started: July 5, 2018 12:31 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit 
County: Siskiyou County  
Location: off Klamathon Road and Copco Road, south of Hornbrook  
Acres Burned - Containment: 38,008 acres - 100% contained  
Structures Destroyed:82 destroyed, 12 damaged  
Road Closures :I-5 is open  
Injuries: 3 injuries and 1 civilian fatality  
Cause: Under Investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services, Bureau of Land Management, California Conservation Corps.  
Total Fire Personnel: 350  
Total Fire Engines: 12  
Total Fire crews: 6  
Total Helicopters: 2  
Total Dozers: 4  
Total Water Tenders: 4  
Long/Lat: -122.534655/41.893332  
Conditions: A local assistance center will be open Monday and Tuesday next week in hornbrook, a location still to be determined. The fire is holding within the current perimeter with no additional fire spread anticipated. Fire suppression repair will continue throughout the fire area including erosion control near dozer lines. Fire equipment will be in and out of the area patrolling for smokes within the fire perimeter.

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