Fort Complex Fires

Goff Fire Nears Containment

By Jim McCoy Mon 10th September NewsFort Complex FiresGoff Firewildfire

As of this morning, the Goff Fire in the Klamath National Forest is 92 percent contained, and may be fully contained by day's end. Firefighters are in the final stages of containing the northwest corner of the fire, working in the Red Buttes Wilderness in the area between Goff Butte and Butte Fork Trail.Read More »

Amid Challenging Conditions, Progress Made On Goff Fire

By Jim McCoy Wed 5th September NewsFort Complex FiresGoff Firewildfires

The Goff Fire, which has kept firefighters busy for over a month, is now roughly 24-percent contained.

The U.S. Forest Service reports that work continues on northernmost perimeter to keep the blaze from crossing the Butte Fork of the Applegate River. Crews are also working east of Goff creek to contain the fire on that side.Read More »

Wildfire Update: Seiad Valley Residents Alerted for Possible Evacuation

The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department is issuing a 12-hour evacuation notice in the community of Seiad Valley. This occurs as the Goff Fire approaches their community. Residents will be advised to leave when another warning is given.Read More »

Crews Continue Work on Goff Fire

By Jim McCoy Fri 24th August NewsFort Complex Fireswildfires

Crews are continuing their work on the Goff Fire, the last remaining fire in the Fort Complex.
In the last day, the fire has grown to 5,300 acres, primarily growing along the east fork of Portugese Creek. At last report, the fire is 15 percent contained.Read More »

Fire Crews in Fort Complex Turn Focus to Goff Fire

By Jim McCoy Thu 23rd August NewsFort Complex Fireswildfires

Crews working on the Goff Fire are continuing to hold and improve fire lines up Fort Goff Creek to prevent the blaze from crossing over to the creek’s west side.Read More »

Fort Complex Fires Continue Burning

By Jim McCoy Tue 14th August NewsFort Complex Fireswildfires

A group of wildfires known as the Fort Complex Fire grew by over 800 acres Monday, bringing the total acreage burned to 2,639. All told, the fire is 17 percent contained.Read More »

Fort Complex Fire Update

By Jim McCoy Mon 13th August NewsFort Complex Fireswildfires

Firefighters continue to experience challenging conditions in fighting the Fort Complex fire in Oregon and California. Hot and dry weather are causing concern, as is shifts in the wind. Relative humidity measurements have been coming in at 12 to 13 percent; fire managers become concerned with any reading below 20 percent.Read More »


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