Fire Tuesday near housing complex on Hwy 140

Stukel to the west burning smoke wilderness fire


KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A fire started Tuesday near homes on Highway 140.

Erica Hupp of the South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership.

The fire was 100-percent contained by the afternoon. Helicopters were seen getting water from a lake and bringing it to the site.

In Klamath and Lake Counties combined, fire crews continue battling 31 fires as of Tuesday afternoon including a lightning-sparked wildfire about 20 miles southwest of Lakeview.