Wildfires Evacuate Homes Near Glendale

Photo Courtesy of Kyle Reed DPFA

UPDATE: the Douglas Complex fire grew to 13,00 acres and was 2 percent contained Sunday night.

GLENDALE, Ore. — Several homes have been evacuated near Glendale and officials may ask more residents to leave as a fire there continues to spread, Saturday.

Lightening is responsible for sparking more than 50 fires in Douglas County. The majority of the fires are near Cow Creek Canyon, there’s also a handful of fires in the Milo area.

Evacuations began west of McCullough Creek. Residents to the east of McCullough Creek are asked to prepare for potential evacuation.

Officials estimate 10,000 acres have been burned between all the fires.

Fire officials in Douglas County raised the fire danger there to extreme.

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