Skip to main content

Klamathon Fire

Unit Information

Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1809 Fairlane Road Yreka California 96097
Yreka, CA 96097

USFS Shield

This incident is no longer being updated.

The Klamathon Fire is being managed under unified command with CALFIRE and Oregon Department of Forestry. For updated information, click here: http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents/incidentdetails/Index/2108

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginThursday July 05th, 2018 approx. 12:31 AM
LocationHornbrook, Hilt, Colestin, Soda Mountain Wilderness and Klamath River Country Estate
Incident CommanderTodd Derum- CAL FIRE IMT #4 Jeremiah LaRue- Siskiyou County Sherriff's Department Tim Keith- ODF
Incident DescriptionGrass, Brush & Timber
Coordinates41.88 latitude, -122.54 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel1,642
Size37,900 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Fuels Involved

Chaparral (6 feet)

Tall Grass (2.5 feet)

Timber (Litter and Understory)

ERC levels are approaching historical thresholds.

Outlook

Remarks

Public Information Line: (530) 842-2266

The Klamathon Fire is being managed under unified command with CALFIRE and Oregon Department of Forestry. For updated information, click here: http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents/incidentdetails/Index/2108

Recent Articles