Wildfires continue as containment gets better!

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By BStigers on July 11, 2018.

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California’s wild fire picture is looking better. The big one, called Klamathon in Siskiyou County has consumed 36,500 acres, killed one person, destroyed 82 buildings and injured 3 firefighters. More than 2700 fire personnel had boots on the ground, 208 fire engines, 27 water tenders and 18 helicopters.  This fire also shut down I-5 to traffic for a period of time stopping transportation of goods and food between Oregon and California for several hours. The fire is still only 40 % contained as of late yesterday.