The following changes in the evacuation levels for Klamath County are for immediate release:

Previously Level 1 areas south of Highway 140 from the lake county line extending west, have been removed.

Previously Level 2 areas south of the fire perimeter and west of Ivory Pine Rd including the upper tablelands and Oregon Pines areas have been reduced to Level 1 (BE READY) evacuation notice.

All other evacuation levels remain in place at this time.

Residents returning to fire damaged areas are urged to exercise extreme caution as hazards such as damaged trees remain. In addition roads in the fire damaged areas are open only to residents and emergency crews only.

Brandon Fowler

Klamath County Emergency Manager