CAL FIRE’s Refuge Fire is Contained

SISKIYOU COUNTY, CALIFORNIA | Monday, March 29, 2021

The Refuge Fire started on Saturday, March 27, 2021 off of the Lower Klamath Lake Road and Dorris Brownell Road, just west of Tulelake. This is said to be marshy land near the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge.

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Photo Credit | CAL FIRE SKU

Fire scorched 873 acres and crews have reached a 100% containment status today.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation and has not been released as of this date/time of this post.

Strong winds made it difficult for firefighters to gain full containment today but are working towards their fire suppression objectives, as quickly as possible.

CAL FIRE SKU is the lead Fire Agency for this incident.

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