News Release from Klamath County Fire Dist. 1
June 14th, 2023

The last 3 days have been busy for Klamath County Fire District 1 (KCFD1) personnel, responding to multiple fires throughout the Fire District.

Monday morning at 306 am, fire crews were called to a fully involved structure fire on Lakeshore Dr. Crews found a large shop with heavy fire and smoke coming from the inside. Shortly after the first fire engine arrived, the roof collapsed. Fire crews made an aggressive attack and kept the blaze from extending to adjacent properties. The shop housed several vintage automobiles. No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation.

Tuesday morning at 531 am, fire crews responded to the report of an apartment fire in a large complex on Bristol Ave. The fire was located in the bedroom of the apartment and was quickly extinguished by crews. No injuries were noted and occupants were not displaced. The fire cause is under investigation.

On Tuesday afternoon at 1:04 pm fire crews responded to a vehicle fire on the 2800 block of South 6th St. Flames and smoke were coming from the engine compartment area when the units arrived. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and kept the flames from extending into the vehicle further. The cause of the fire was related to a mechanical issue.

On Wednesday morning shortly after midnight, crews responded to a structure fire on Crest St. Responders found heavy smoke and fire coming from a detached garage behind the residence. The fire caused damage to adjacent structures. No injuries were noted, but several people have been displaced. The cause of the fire is under investigation.