Miller Complex 4% contained

Seattle Fire, part of the Miller Complex. Photo dated 8/17/17, USFS.

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – A series of wildfires continues to burn east of Cave Junction.

The Miller Complex has burned an estimated 7,874 acres and is 4% contained as of August 20, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

The 24 wildfires that make up the wildfire complex were started by lightning strikes during a series of thunderstorms that passed over the area on August 14.

445 total personnel are assigned to the fire. They’ll continue to work on containing the fire burning understory timber.

A community meeting for the Applegate Valley area will be held on August 23 at 6:00 p.m. at the Applegate Valley District Fire Station in Jacksonville.

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