Klamath Fires Grow To Over 120,000 Acres

The River Complex in Klamath National Forest started as more than a dozen lightning fires on July 30th. There are now three main fires totaling more than 64,300 acres with just 10% containment. An evacuation order is in effect for Cecilville, Summerville, Petersburg and Coffee Creek.

The Antelope Fire is another Klamath Lightning Fire. It’s raging in the Antelope Creek Drainage, now more than 62,900 acres with 27% containment. An evacuation order is in effect for many areas, including Medicine Lake and Old State Highway, as well as Sharp Mountain, Wild Horse, Garner Butte, Three Sisters, Mount Hebron, Shasta Wood, Duck Lake, Round Valley and Long Prairie.