Firefighters Closing In On Containment In Douglas Complex

The Douglas Complex, which has burned over 50,000 acres is now 75 percent contained, according to forestry officials. Throughout the region, progress is being reported as steady, with no new dramatic developments. Observers will watch with vigilance as thunderstorm activity is anticipated this week. The 16,861 Whiskey Complex is now 65 percent contained Limited visibility is hampering the ability to fight the blaze from the air. The most vulnerable portions of the eastern and southern flanks are having their lines strengthened today. Winds made the fire more active in the Big Windy Complex Sunday. Containment lines held. Firefighters today are burning along the western containment line, and will work to keep the southern flank in check. The challenging Labrador Fire remains at zero percent containment. Much of the fire is burning in inaccessible terrain, 30 miles southeast of Grants Pass. Firefighters are being especially watchful for lightning strikes.

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