Cause of fire discovered in Stewart Lennox blaze



KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Investigators now know the cause of the Stewart Lennox fire that tore through two homes and several buildings.

Klamath County Fire District 1 says around 6pm people on the 3500 block of Cortez Street were burning the plastic off of metal wires in an old burn barrel, and the fire escaped from
the barrel.

The fire damage is reportedly near $400,000, and Highway 66 was closed for about 8 hours while firefighters worked on the fire.