Lightning sparks 13 fires in Klamath National Forest; Dillon Fire fully contained Tuesday

It was confirmed Tuesday that 13 small fires were started by Sunday night’s lightning storm across the Klamath National Forest, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Six of the fires were burning in the Scott River Ranger District, five were located in the Happy Camp Ranger District and one was located in the Oak Knoll Ranger District, according to a press release. Eleven of the 13 fires were one-half acre in size or smaller, with the smallest being a single burning tree near the Shackleford Creek Trailhead. The largest of the fires, the Bill Fire, was estimated to be about 50 to 60 acres as of Tuesday afternoon.

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