Fire investigators in Lake County are seeking information on wildfire starts in the area.
The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF), Oregon State Police (OSP), U.S. Forest Service and Lake County Sheriff’s Office are investigating wildfire causes, including the Cougar Peak Fire.
This fire season has seen an increase in human caused fire starts. To help with the investigations, the OSP has a phone line for area residents and visitors to call in with information that could help.
If you have information regarding a human-caused wildfire in Lake County, please call 1-800-442-0776 or *OSP and reference Trooper Mike Hansen and OSP Case Number SP21-257103.