Yesterday and through the evening, firefighters worked to hold the fire within the perimeter. Additional Task Forces from Douglas, Lane, and Marion Counties arrived and worked through the night to complete tactical patrols on structures, extinguish remaining hot spots, and assist wildland partners. Crews are working to keep the fire north of Keno Springs Road, south of Bly Mountain and Whiskey Creek, east of Rock Creek and west of PGE/BPA transmission lines. Firefighters will continue to construct and hold line, monitor, and extinguish any spot fires, and protect critical infrastructure.
Weather: Today’s weather forecast predicts that high winds, elevated temperatures, and low humidities will continue creating potential for active fire behavior.
Evacuations: The following evacuations remain in place:
Level 3 (GO NOW) East of Highway 140E, south of Polar Bear Lane and north of Keno Springs Road.
Level 3 (GO NOW) East of Bly Mountain Cutoff Road and north of Keno Springs Road.
American Red Cross and Klamath County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) have established an evacuation shelter at: Bonanza School, 31601 Mission Street, Bonanza, OR 97623. For the latest evacuation information call the Klamath County hotline (541) 205-9730. To sign up for Klamath County alerts, visit http://alerts.klamathcounty.org.