Last modified on Jul 16, 2018

Klamathon Fire

Klamathon Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: July 16, 2018 11:02 am  
Date/Time Started: July 5, 2018 12:37 pm  
Administrative Unit: Unified Command: CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit, Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office, Oregon Department of Forestry 
County: Siskiyou County  
Location: off Klamathon Road and Copco Road, south of Hornbrook  
Acres Burned - Containment: 38,008 acres - 95% contained  
Structures Destroyed:82  
Evacuations: 7/15/18 PM- See the latest Incident Updates for more on evacuation advisories and orders.

Public Information Line: (530) 842-2266  

Road Closures :I-5 is open  
Injuries: 3 injuries and 1 civilian fatality  
Cooperating Agencies: California Department of Transportation, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Highway Patrol, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services, Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon State Police, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, United States Forest Service Klamath National Forest, United States Forest Service Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, US Bureau of Land Management Redding District, US Bureau of Land Management Medford District, Red Cross, National Weather Service, California Conservation Corps., CA National Guard, Klamath County Sheriff’s Office.  
Total Fire Personnel: 947  
Total Fire Engines: 42  
Total Fire crews: 17  
Total Helicopters: 10  
Total Dozers: 11  
Total Water Tenders: 14  
Long/Lat: -122.534655/41.893332  
Conditions: The fire is holding to the current perimeter and no additional fire spread is anticipated. Fire suppression repair will continue throughout the fire area. A local assistance center will be open Monday and Tuesday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the College of the Siskiyous Yreka campus location at 2001 Campus Drive, Yreka, CA. 96067.  
Phone Numbers  (530) 842-2266 (Public Information Line) 
Phone Numbers  (530) 643-7893 (Media Information Line) 

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