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KNF Lightning September 5, 2019

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Caroline Quintanilla
Phone: 5308414457
Hours: Daily 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

September 8, 2019 morning update. Approximately 40 fires have been confirmed in the Klamath National Forest from the storms on Wednesday night and Thursday. Most have been managed and remain small, between 1/10th of an acre to five acres. Resources are on scene or responding to all of these fires. Additional information for two larger fires, the Lime on the Happy Camp/Oak Knoll District and the Kidder 2 on the Salmon/Scott District are being updated on InciWeb separately on their own pages. We will continue to update InciWeb as new information is available.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday September 04th, 2019 approx. 09:00 PM
LocationMultiple locations across the Klamath National Forest. Approximately 40 fires have been confirmed.
Incident CommanderKlamath National Forest
Incident DescriptionMultiple Lightning Fires.
Coordinates41.706 latitude, -122.229 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel100

Outlook

Planned Actions

Resources are actively engaged in initial attack suppression activities on lightning fires.

Projected Incident Activity

Resources will continue to monitor and respond to all fires. Lime Fire on the Oak Knoll District and Kidder 2 Fire on the Salmon/Scott District are listed on InciWeb each on their own pages.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Red Flag Warning has been lifted with a cooling trend forecast.