Lumgrey Fire burns 207 acres, 95% contained

The Lumgrey Fire is burning 207 acres near Lumgrey Creek and Highway 96. The fire is now 95% contained.

Posted: Jun 17, 2019 8:19 PM
Updated: Jun 21, 2019 11:04 AM

UPDATE 11:03 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2019 - The Lumgrey Fire has burned 207 acres and is 95% contained. 

Fire officials expect the fire to be fully contained by noon on Saturday, June 22. 


UPDATE 10:37 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - The Lumgrey Fire has decreased to 207 acres and is now 60% contained. 

CAL FIRE says the acreage may change on Wednesday after there are more accurate assessments of the perimeter. 


UPDATE 4:53 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - According to CAL FIRE, the Lumgrey Fire has burned 230 acres and is 30% contained. 

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UPDATE 2:46 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - According to CAL FIRE, the Lumgrey Fire is now 30% contained. 


UPDATE 7:28 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - The evacuation warning for Dutch Creek and Empire Creek is no longer in effect.

The fire is currently 215 acres with an estimated 65 acres on the south side of the Klamath River.

The Forest Service said crews made good progress on the Lumgrey fire overnight, especially on the 150 acres held on the north side of the Klamath River. 

The 30 acres on the south side has grown to an estimated 65 acres, but crews are making progress on constructing a handline around the south part.


SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. - The National Forest Service is responding to a fire that began Monday at around 6 p.m. in Siskiyou County. 

The Lumgrey Fire started as two fires, but they merged together as one as the afternoon progressed. 

The fire is 180 acres, but the forest service did not report any containment. 

An evacuation warning is in place for Dutch Creek and Empire Creek. 

More updates will be added as new information comes in. 

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