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Lumgrey Fire

Unit Information

Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1711 S. Main St
Yreka, CA 96097

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June 21 update (Note this will be the final update unless significant changes occur)- The Lumgrey incident began Monday evening around 6:00 p.m. It began as two fires, which burned together to form the Lumgrey Fire. Final fire acreage is 207 acres. The fire is 95% contained. Crews will continue suppression repair work on the lines around the fire.

The Evacuation Warning has been lifted for both Dutch Creek and Empire Creek.

Highway 96 is currently open with no restrictions.

The fire is under investigation to determine the official cause of the fire.

Please drive safely and SLOWLY through the fire area, as firefighters are working and utility personnel are restoring damaged infrastructure.

Today some resources will be demobilized as the incident is winding down. The current Type 3 incident management team will turn the fire back over to the Happy Camp/Oak Knoll Ranger District Saturday morning.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginMonday June 17th, 2019 approx. 06:00 PM
LocationNear Lumgrey Creek off of CA HWY 96.
Incident CommanderE. Willy, US Forest Service
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates41.866 latitude, -122.741 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel230
Size207 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday June 22nd, 2019 approx. 12:00 PM
Significant Events

This will be the final update unless significant changes occur.


Planned Actions

Suppression rehabilitation will continue Friday.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal fire behavior is expected.


Utility crews are repairing the damage to their infrastructure.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Cooler weather is in the forecast.

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