The latest estimate (at 8am this morning) is that Bootleg Fire has reached 143,607 acres. The NWS Medford is advising that dangerous and rapid growth is expected again today.


Above: Recent map of Bootleg Fire area

Bootleg Smoke

Above: Weather satellite loop of smoke from Bootleg Fire taken late yesterday afternoon into sunset. (Image captured by Klamath Alerts) Loop may load slow for some users depending on connection speed.


The Bootleg Fire will see the potential for extreme growth today. If you live in a level 2 evacuation zone, get set to leave at any time. If you live in a level 3 evacuation zone. Your life is in danger and you should go now. Always follow evacuation instructions from officials.

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