Pumice Flat Fire
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Two New Wildfires in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Fire Crews in the Fremont-Winema National Forest have two new wildfires to deal with. Both fires broke out yesterday afternoon. The 100 acre Launch Fire is near 4-mile lake. The second is the Pumice Flat Fire in southern part of Crater Lake National Park. It was reported to be 25 acres...
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John James Norris
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Keno Man Arrested after Police Chase

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Keno man was arrested early Sunday morning after stealing a car and leading State Troopers on a short chase. Troopers deployed spike strips to stop the car. According to the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, 49-year old John James Norris faces several charges including burglary, DUII, and reckless endangerment.
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One Injured in Main Street Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One fire fighter was injured while working to put out a fire at a business on Main Street. The blaze broke out after 10 Sunday morning at a scratch and dent electronics business. The building sustained about 20-thousand dollars of damage according to a press release from Klamath County District One,...
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Woman Cited in Dog Dumping Case

The Klamath County District Attorney’s Office is investigating after Animal Control cited a woman for abandoning a dog out in remote area of Keno last week. Rob Patridge said 43-year old Kellee Adams has been cited for attempted animal abuse, animal neglect, and animal abandonment after her daughter reportedly posted on facebook that she...
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Now Hiring: Klamath Emergency Communications District

Klamath Falls, Ore.– In May the voters passed Measure 18-96 an operating levy for emergency dispatch services. The District would like to express its gratitude to the citizens of Klamath County for passing this measure and for the support of countless partner public safety agencies. These dollars will be used to enhance the service...
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One Person Injured when Vehicle Runs into Building

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One man was injured when his pick-up truck ran into a business on East Main Street Saturday evening.  Witnesses say the man driving the pick-up had just been released from the hospital, and still had bandages on his arm where an IV had been inserted. The man was taken to Sky...
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Oregon Man Arrested for Bribing State Trooper

Tillamook, Ore.– An Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper arrested a 20-year old Milwaukie resident after he allegedly offered the trooper money to tear up a citation during a traffic stop Friday along Highway 101 in Tillamook County.  On July 25, 2014 at approximately 2:19 p.m., an OSP trooper stopped a Mitsubishi Lancer passenger car...
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Ferguson Fire

UPDATE: 2 Buildings Lost in Ferguson Fire, Now at 200 Acres

Klamath Falls, Ore.– More crews have been sent out to help fight the Ferguson Fire near Five Mile Ranch, about five miles north of Beatty. According to forestry officials, the blaze is now at 200 acres, growing overnight despite efforts to contain the fire. So far, two structures have been lost, and six others...
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Ferguson Fire update

FERGUSON FIRE THREATENS STRUCTURES – 5 p.m. Lakeview, Oregon – The Ferguson fire, approximately 30 miles east of Klamath Falls, Oregon (five miles north of Beatty, Oregon), was reported around noon today. The fire is estimated to be 150 acres and growing. Initial reports are that one structure was lost and additional structures are...
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Ferguson Fire from 140
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UPDATE: Ferguson Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A wildfire that broke out about 30 miles North of Klamath Falls Friday afternoon has destroyed one structure, and threatens several others.  The Ferguson Fire was reported shortly afternoon noon in the Sprague River Valley. Fire agencies quickly deployed resources to the area, including at least three air support vehicles.  Several...
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