Fire Update; Air Quality Very Unhealthy
Currently the Douglas Complex of fires has consumed 21,400 acres and is being battled by 1,260 fire fighters. Located 7 miles north of Glendale, and currently had been divided into three branches.
The Milo branch on the east side of I-5, Rabbit Mountain on the West side of I-5 northwest of Glendale, and Dad’s Creek, west of Glendale. The road closure instituted yesterday remain in effect but no new closures have been reported.
The Big Windy fire, 25 miles west of Grants Pass has grown to 2,117 acres and is being attacked by 150 fire fighters. This is the fire that has closed Bear Camp road.
The Labrador Fire, 13 miles northwest of Cave Junction, is now 1,050 acres and is manned by 414 personnel.
The growth potential of all these fires is listed as extreme and very low percentages of having them lined has been attained.
The heavy smoke is hampering air operations because of low
visibility however the air attacks are continuing when possible.
The air quality in Grants Pass is listed as very unhealthy and in Cave Junction it is unhealthy for susceptible groups.