PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Jack Fireplace in Douglas County is at present greater than 9,000 acres, however is about 10% contained, based on officers.
Fireplace crews responding to the wildfire proceed to construct containment strains across the wildfire, which is estimated to be 9,333 acres or roughly 14 1/2 sq. miles, based on officers.
The containment strains embody these alongside Ragged Ridge and to the east and people between the neighborhood of Dry Creek and between the fireplace, based on authorities. Officers added crews are in search of alternatives to include the fireplace’s southern facet.
Evacuation ranges are nonetheless in place. A Stage 3 “Go Now” order is in place for all Forest Service campgrounds, together with Apple Creek, Horseshoe, Bend and Eagle Rock, together with the Dry Creek neighborhood and residences on the Illahee Highway.
There are Stage 2 “Get Set” evacuations issued for mile markers 38 to 43, which incorporates the Steamboat Inn and residences on Brindle Bug Highway, Steelhead Caddis Highway, and houses and companies between mileposts 51 and 55 on Freeway 138E. The inn is at present closed, as is state Freeway 138E from Steamboat Creek to milepost 55.
In the meantime, the Bootleg Fire in Klamath County has grown to almost 77,000 acres.