Update 4. Tuesday, August 9, 2022. 2210 hours PT

OES Water Tender 22 at Staging. | Credit: USFS

This wildfire continues to burn on the Klamath National Forest, about 15 miles northwest of Yreka, California in timber, tall grass, and brush.

Fire behavior is currently observed as moderate with backing, creeping, and smoldering.

The cause has not been released as of yet and is still under investigation.

Several communities, homes, and infrastructure remain at risk.

Evacuations, trail, and road closures are in effect.

At this time, there have been 60,389 acres burned and Fire Officials are reporting a 60% containment status.

About 3,144 total personnel are assigned alongside 73 hand crews, 263 engines, and five copters working on this incident. Unified Command – US Forest Service & CAL FIRE.

There have been 185 structures deemed lost.

CTD: $31 Million.

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