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Oregon Wildfire Update

EUGENE, Ore. – Wildfires continue to burn in Oregon. 5,596 personnel continue to work to contain the fires.

The Douglas Complex near Glendale has burned 35,633 acres and was 18 percent contained Monday. The complex of fires continues to threaten 470 homes. Access to homes on Poorman Creek Road, Lower Grave Creek, Grave Creek and Lower Wolf Creek Road in Josephine County, continue to be restricted. Residents were allowed to return to their homes on McCullough Creek Road, Reuben Road and Mt. Reuben Road in Douglas County.

The Whiskey Complex near Tiller has burned 7,268 acres and is 25 percent contained. The complex consists of the Buckeye, Big Brother, Whiskey and Smith Ridge fires, which are burning in steep and remote terrain.

The Big Windy Complex near Merlin has grown to 9,192 acres and is 0 percent contained. Fire crews made progress along Peavine Road and burnout operations began Sunday night along Bear Camp Road.

The Brimstone Fire near Merlin has burned 2,372 acres and is 80 percent contained. Fires continue to burn on the interior of the fire line.

The Labrador Fire near Cave Junction has burned 2,020 acres and is 0 percent contained. Residents in Oak Flat remain under a Level 2 or advisory evacuation.

The Green Ridge fire near sisters has burned 420 acres and was 30 percent contained Monday. The fire is the remaining fire of the Cascade Division Complex that’s growing and not fully contained.

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