McKinney Fire kills 2, burns over 52,000 acres

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The McKinney Fire at Klamath National Park has burned over 52,000 acres with 0% contained. 

The fire started on July 29 at Highway 96 and McKinney Creed Road, near the California-Oregon border. 

Early Monday, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s office announced a tragic discovery. 

Two bodies were found inside a vehicle in a driveway along Doggett Creek Road, off Highway 96. 

Gov. Gavin Newson has declared a state of emergency for Siskiyou County. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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