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.
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. http://alerts.klamathcounty.org
EVACUATIONS — Evacuations are in effect issued by the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
POINTS-OF-INTEREST — Fire burning 10 miles northeast of the POMINA FIRE burn scar from April 2021.
SOCIAL MEDIA — #SycanRiverFire #SycanMarshFire #Oregon #ORwildfires #FireSeason2021
(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog – Updated 5/31/2021 00:10 PT