Firefighters continue progress on fires

The Douglas Complex, burning about seven miles north of Glendale in Douglas and Josephine counties, is now 72 percent contained and has burned 46,932 acres, according to the latest update from the Oregon Department of Forestry.

The Big Windy Complex, eight miles northwest of Galice, is now at 16,496 acres and is listed at 20 percent containment.

A community meeting will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Galice Community Hall, 10821 Galice Road, fire officials said.

Members of Pacific Northwest Team 3 will provide an overview of the fire and discuss actions they plan to take. The public is invited to attend.

The Labrador fire, burning on the Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest near the Kalmiopsis Wilderness Area, is holding at 2,023 acres and is still at zero-percent containment.

The Whiskey Complex, six miles east of Tiller on the Tiller Ranger District of the Umpqua National Forest, is now at 12,406 acres and 65 percent contained.

Find stories, photos, maps and links on the Southern Oregon wildfires at www.mailtribune.com/fires. Breaking news on the status of the fires and air quality issues can be found at www.mailtribune.com.


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