The 17,823-acre Dry Gulch Fire burning seven miles NW of Richland, Oregon, is 85 percent contained. Reported Aug. 12, the fire is currently in mop-up. Cause remains under investigation. Previously managed by ODF's Incident Management Team 3, the fire is now in the hands of local jurisdictions.
The 20,945-acre National Creek Complex burning 10 miles SW of Diamond Lake is 90 percent contained. Reported Aug. 1, the fire was caused by lightning. Today the South Central Oregon Incident Management Team is transferring command of the complex to the Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest, the Umpqua National Forest and Crater Lake National Park.