Two new fires have started today in Klamath County south of Bootleg Fire.

Several hours ago Yainax Fire was started from a vehicle fire and has since grown to 200 or more acres.


The Walrus Fire also started today in the Bly Mountain area and is currently estimated at 20 plus acres. Thunderstorms were in the vicinity at the time of this fire starting.

KCSO and OSP are in the area making any needed evacuation notices. According to ODF several structures are currently threatened.

This and other incidents were covered as they happened in our breaking news app. 

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Above: Map showing new fire locations in relation to Bootleg Fire. (Highway 140E is depicted running between the fires).