Jack Fire

Oregon Wildfire Updates

Aug 6, 2021
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Multiple wildfires are burning across the state. Here's a look at some recent updates on size, containment, closures, evacuations, and firefighters efforts to contain the fires.

Middle Fork Complex Facebook

Level 3 -Go Now!- evacuation orders were issued Saturday in the area of the Middle Fork Complex of fires east of Lowell on the Willamette National Forest.

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The Jack Fire east of Roseburg is 61% contained, but officials have declared a red flag warning due to extreme temperatures and low humidity.

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Fire crews are making progress on several wildfires burning across Oregon, but crews will be challenged as as a stretch of hot weather is forecast throughout the region this week.

Inciweb

A new team will take over management of the Jack Fire east of Glide in Douglas County, this week. It has burned 17,994 acres and was 50 % contained as of Monday afternoon.

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The Jack Fire burning on the Umpqua National Forest east of Glide is now 35% contained. As of Sunday afternoon, the fire had spread across 16,674 acres of land.

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Five major fires are burning in Oregon, including the largest fire in the United States, in Klamath County. The Bootleg Fire was at more than 201,000 acres in size Tuesday. It’s burning actively on the Fremont-Winema National Forest, about 11 miles north of the town of Sprague River.

Jack Fire

Governor Kate Brown Monday invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act in response to the Grandview Fire that broke out in Jefferson County Sunday afternoon.

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As of Sunday morning, the Jack Fire is burning almost 11,000 acres and remains 10% contained. 781  crew members are tackling the fire, scouting out and digging containment lines around it.  Smoke from the fire has caused an air quality alert to be put into place in Central Douglas County.

Oregon Department of Transportation

ODOT says a 14-mile section of Oregon Highway 138 east of Glide will remain closed through at least the weekend.

Inciweb

A fire that sparked Monday east of Steamboat Creek in Douglas County has grown to nearly 2,395 acres.

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Governor Kate Brown Tuesday invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act in response to the Jack Fire that broke out in Douglas County Monday evening.