The River Complex in Klamath National Forest started as more than a dozen lightning fires on July 30th. There are now three main fires that total more than 87,800 acres, still with just 10% containment. An evacuation order is in effect for Cecilville, Summerville, Petersburg and Coffee Creek.
The Antelope Fire is another Klamath lightning fire. It’s raging in the Antelope Creek drainage, now more than 69,700 acres with containment of 37%. Evacuation orders remain in effect for many areas
The McCash Fire has been quietly growing in the Marble Mountain Wilderness and has now burned more than 21,700 acres with no containment. It was started by lightning July 31st in the area of Ten Bear Mountain and McCash Creek. The nearest town is Somes Bar, about ten miles away.