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Klondike Fire

Unit Information

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3040 Biddle Rd.
Medford, OR 97504

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Klondike Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 8/3/2018

Due to the fire behavior and planned firefighting operations, including burn operations, for the Klondike Fire, residence above milepost 2.5 n Illinois River Road are being placed on a Level 3 "GO" Evacuation.

  • Do not delay leaving to gather any belongings or make efforts to protect your home.
  • This may be the last notice you receive
  • A shelter has been established at Grants Pass High School
  • Josephine County Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue will be preforming door to door notifications.

If you have not signed up for Josephine County Citizen Alert, Josephine County's emergency notification system, you can sign up online at

The Red Cross evacuation shelter remains active at Grants Pass High School, 830 NE 9th St., Grants Pass, OR 97526

The Fire Information Center can be reached at 541-474-5305 and is staffed from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. each day.

An animal evacuation center is open at the Josephine County Fairgrounds Floral Building located at 1451 Fairgrounds Rd., Grants Pass, OR.

This evacuation notice is for fire activity from the Klondike Fire.