FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST — A wildfire named the SYCAN RIVER FIRE is burning about five miles north of Beatty, Oregon on the Chiloquin Ranger District of the USFS – Fremont-Winema National Forest and possibly on private lands but Fire Managers are not quite sure. Locals say the fire is north of the valley near the Sycan Marsh area.

CAUSE — Unknown. Under investigation.

COMMAND — A Type 3 IMT will be taking over Fire command on Monday, May 31st at 0600 hours PT.

Credit — SCOFMP

SIZE UP — 250 acres of mixed conifer and brush. 0% containment. Fire behavior is very active with wind-driven runs.

ALERTS — Sign-up for Klamath County Alerts.

EVACUATIONS — Evacuations are in effect issued by the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office.

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Emergency Management – Sheriff’s Office  | Klamath County, OR

Credit — SCOFMP

LEVEL 2 — Sycan Forest Estates (GET SET)

SHELTER LOCATION — Staffed by American Red Cross and the Klamath County CERT volunteers. Parking lot of Gearhart Elementary School. 61100 Metler Street in Bly, Oregon.

INCIDENT COOPERATORS — Klamath County, South Central OR Fire Management Partnership – SCOFMP, Klamath National Forest, USFS, OR Department of Forestry (ODOF), Red Cross Cascades Region (Red Cross Cascades Region | Facebook), Klamath County Fire District #3.

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POINTS-OF-INTEREST — Fire burning 10 miles northeast of the POMINA FIRE burn scar from April 2021.

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(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog – Updated 5/31/2021 00:10 PT