EUGENE, Ore. – Several large wildfires continue to burn across Oregon, Monday.
In Douglas County, the Douglas Complex fires have burned 13,400 acres near Glendale. The fire is made up of three branches: Milo, east of Interstate 5; Rabbit Mountain/Union Creek, west of interstate 5, and Dad’s Creek/Panther Butte, west of Glendale. The fires were started by lightning strikes on Friday, July 26.
The Douglas Complex fire has caused evacuation orders for residents living along McCullough Creek Road, Reuben Road, Mt. Reuben Road and Poorman Creek. An American Red Cross Shelter has been established at the Glendale Elementary School. A community meeting to discuss the fire is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Glendale Elementary School gym.
Also in Douglas County, the Whiskey Complex fire has burned 1,649 acres east of Tiller. The complex of three fires is not threatening any homes. The fires was started by lightning on July 26.
In Josephine County, the lightning-caused Labrador Fire has burned 700 acres, 13 miles northwest of Cave Junction.
In Central Oregon, the Browns Creek fire has burned 108 acres on the Wickiup Reservoir. It was fully lined Sunday evening. Evacuations of campers remain in place. The Davis Creek fire has burned 503 acres near John Day.
The Sunnyside Turnoff fire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation has burned 51,340 acres and was 95 percent contained as of Monday morning.