DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — The Archie Creek Fire reached 20 % containment on Tuesday evening, burning at over 125,000 acres.
Firefighters continued to work in the Little River area with heavy machinery, engines and crews, working to construct and hold containment lines. Structure protection resources remain in place along Little River Road.
Suppression efforts on the Archie Creek Fire were boosted on Tuesday by an additional 125 personnel from the Oregon National Guard. The total personnel assigned to the incident is now 773 people.
Air resources were grounded again today due to safety concerns presented by the thick smoke. Four helicopters and two Single Engine Air Tankers remain available in the area for use when the smoke clears.
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