UPDATE, 7/18/19, 9:50 AM
The Goose 2 Fire was identified early Wednesday afternoon on private land within the Forest Protection Area (T47N R14E Sec13) and grew quickly to 150 acres before firefighters from local, state and federal organizations were able to slow its spread with the help of multiple aircraft.
Crews remained on scene through the night to ensure firelines held. Forest Service fire managers hope to complete containment today.
The cause is under investigation.
Forest, state and local fire crews and 13 aircraft are on scene at the Goose 2 Fire that can be seen from Highway 395 north of Sugar Hill in Modoc County, California, approximately 6 miles south of the Oregon-California border. At last report, the fire is 100 acres with no structures threatened.
Officials are asking bystanders to please avoid County Road 9 and Fandango Pass Road as there is heavy fire traffic in the area.
This situation is developing and Klamath Falls News will provide updates as information becomes available.
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Goose 2 Fire Details
6 miles south of the Ore-Cal border in Modoc County, California
Forest, State and Local fire crews. 13 Aircraft