Douglas & Big Windy Grow; Labrador Stable-UPDATED
The Douglas complex of fires has now grown to 40,135 acres and is staffed with 3,167 firefighters supported with 20 helicopters and 103 fire engines. It remains at 17 percent contained.
The evacuation level has been downgraded from a level 3, which is restricted access, to a level 2, allowing residents to come and go, but be prepared to evacuate at any time. The level 2 from Wolf Creek to 3100 block of lower Wolf Creek Road has been downgraded to a level one.
A public meeting is scheduled this evening at 6:30 in the Wolf Creek park to update residents on the fire status and evacuations.
The Big Windy complex is now 12,631 acres with 1,311 firefighters working to contain it with support from five helicopters and 40 engines.
The burn is still south of the Rogue River and fire lines have been completed in the Peavine Road system and progress is being made along a major ridge on the western perimeter. Burn out operations continue along Bear Camp road to the south of the fire.
The Labrador fire northwest of Cave Junction remains at 2,020 acres with the interior fingers burning together and aircraft are being used on hot spots near the fires perimeter. 249 firefighters are on the scene along with five helicopters and six engines.