11 major fires in Oregon - Updating the burns

Oregon fire crews have relied on helicopters to attack wildfires from the air. Image courtesy of Marcus Kaufman, Oregon Department of Forestry.

As of Saturday, there are at least 11 fires burning, with five of those being complex fire.

The increased smoke in the air and poor visibility is due to winds shifting these plumes of smoke to the southwest, hovering over the Willamette Valley and southern Oregon.

Along the south coast, the Chetco Bar Fire is the largest in the state, burning at 142,000 acres. It remains only 10 percent contained.

There are currently multiple areas that are on evacuation notice near Brookings, Ore.

In Douglas County, the Horse Prairie Fire is burning at 11,775 acres and is 15 percent contained.

Folks in the Lower Cow Creek Road remain on a Level 3 or GO NOW Evacuation notice.

Also in Douglas County, the Umpqua North Complex Fire is growing. The new number puts the fires at a combined 27,344 acres.

Residents living between mileposts 31 and 35 on highway 138 east have been downgraded to a Level 1 evacuation notice.

Near Sisters, officials say that the Milli Fire is holding steady at 22,718 acres, and is about 44 percent contained.

Closer to home, a Level 1 evacuation notice was put in place for Lane County residents along Highway 242.

This evacuation notice includes Camp Yale, Foley Hot Springs, Camp White Branch and Camp Melakwa areas.

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