Fires In The Klamath National Forest Burn Nearly 100,000 Acres

There are more than a dozen lightning fires that make up the River Complex in Klamath National Forest, totaling more than 44,117 acres with 10% containment. One of the incidents, the Haypress Fire, has burned into Trinity County and the Coffee Creek area. An evacuation order is in effect for Cecilville, Summerville, Petersburg and Coffee Creek. A warning has been issued for Sawyers Bar.

Another lightning fire, the Antelope, is raging in the Goosenest area, now at 54,742 acres with 27% containment. An evacuation order is in effect for many areas, including Sharp Mountain, Wild Horse, Garner Butte, Three Sisters, Mount Hebron, Shasta Wood, Duck Lake, Round Valley and Long Prairie.


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