Saturday, August 10, 2019



🔥Wildfire Update🔥#Wardfire Recent rains have helped with fire suppression activity today. Crews will continue to patrol and secure the fires edge. In coming fire resources will continue to arrive throughout the day.
The fire will transition to a Type 2 Incident Management Team at 6 PM tonight.
More information will be posted as it is received


🔥Wildfire Update🔥#WardFire Crews worked through the night actively suppressing the fire. Early this morning the fire received enough rain to help resources complete a double bladed dozer line on the north, west and east sides of the fire. The south side is holding on the edge of the Klamath River. Fire activity has calmed down at this time.
Fire is still approximately 1500 acres.
An incident management team will be taking over this morning to help support fire resources.
More information will be posted as it is received.

Friday, August 9, 2019

🔥Wildfire Update🔥#WardFire is approximately 1500 acres located 18 miles southwest of Klamath Falls, Or. Current fire information in attached press release.


🔥Wildfire Update 🔥#WardFire currently 300+ acres located 18 miles southwest of Klamath Falls, Or.  Multiple ground and air resources on scene and on order. Fire is burning on private and BLM ground. Resources on scene include Oregon Department of Forestry, Forest Service, BLM and private industry.

Oregon State Police Department  is restricting traffic on Hwy 66 west of Ward Road.

Additionally several fires in the area of Pelican Butte, Chase Mountain, and Fourmile Lake. Resources are in route.