Gov. Brown to visit growing Garner Complex Fire

Several homes remain under level three evacuations.

Posted: Jul 25, 2018 4:15 PM

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- With the Garner Complex Fire growing to about 20,000 acres, Governor Kate Brown is expected to meet with Oregon Department of Forestry officials working the blaze near Grants Pass on Thursday, July 26.

Overnight, the fire expanded more than 2,000 acres. It’s only 18 percent contained.

According to ODF, the complex is threatening around 1,300 buildings, and several homes remain under level three evacuations.

The total acreage of each fire in the complex at last count was:

• Taylor Creek: 11,831
• Grave Creek/Ditch Creek: 7,047
• Pleasant Creek: 832
• Spencer Creek: 228
• King Mountain: 6

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