Klamathon Fire Incident

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38,008 Acres


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Active for 182 days  

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1 County


Last Updated10/25/19 9:41 AM
Date Started07/05/18 12:31 PM
Date Contained01/04/19 9:55AM
Location Informationoff Klamathon Road and Copco Road, south of Hornbrook
Lat/Long[41.893332, -122.534655]
Administrative UnitCAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

A local assistance center will be open Monday and Tuesday next week in hornbrook, a location still to be determined. The fire is holding within the current perimeter with no additional fire spread anticipated. Fire suppression repair will continue throughout the fire area including erosion control near dozer lines. Fire equipment will be in and out of the area patrolling for smokes within the fire perimeter.

Email Updates (Sign-Up): www.tinyurl.com/Klamathon

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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12 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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83 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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3 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

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1 Fatality

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Fatalities

Contact Information

Public Information Line
(530) 842-2266
Media Information Line
(530) 643-7893

Agency Information

CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit, Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services, Bureau of Land Management, California Conservation Corps.

Resources Assigned

CAL FIRE owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. In support of its ground forces, the CAL FIRE emergency response air program includes 23 Grumman S-2T 1,200 gallon airtankers, 12 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, 9 CALFIRE Hawks, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

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2 Helicopters

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12 Engines

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4 Dozers

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4 Water Tenders

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350 Personnel

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6 Crews