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As OR Fires Slow, Crews Head To California

DUFUR, OR -- Crews made significant progress on the Long Hollow Fire, near Dufur, Sunday. Despite record-breaking day and nighttime temperatures, crews kept the fire from growing. It’s burned 34,000 acres and containment is at 58%. 

The Garner Complex, northeast of Grants Pass is now 60% contained, at 29,000 acres. And, the South Umpqua Complex, southeast of Roseburg, has grown to nearly 12,000 acres and is 16% contained. 
Oregon is also sending firefighters to help California to battle the Mendocino Complex of fires. They started in Mendocino County and have moved east to Lake County, burning more than 30,000 acres. 
Photos: Top - Air crews drop retardant on the Long Hollow Fire, July 27
Right - Scorched land from the Long Hollow Fire is seen from the Deschutes River, July 29

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