White City Modoc Fire Downgraded to 35 Acres; 100% Contained
The grass fire that broke out this morning near White City, near Modoc Orchard and Upper Table Rock has been 100% contained and an accurate measurement puts the fire size at 35 acres.
Modoc Road was closed for a time and 5 hikers were taken off Table Rock and the Trailhead remains closed.
Three helicopters attacked the blaze in support of personnel from Jackson County Fire District 3 and Oregon Department of Forestry personnel. 100 firefighters will remain on the fire overnight.
No structures were threatened and no injuries have been reported. The cause remains under investigation.