GLENDALE, Ore. (AP) -- Favorable weather helped firefighters make progress against some of Oregon's wildfires in the last few days, but officials say hotter temperatures and increased danger loom.
About 2,400 personnel on Sunday continued fighting the Douglas complex of fires north of Glendale, the state's largest at nearly 35,000 acres. Officials said about 30 homes remained threatened, and the fires were 15 percent contained.
Another group of fires in Douglas County, the Whiskey complex, was burning close to 5,000 acres east of Tiller. It was 20 percent contained, but incident commander Ross Williams said he was worried fire activity could peak on Monday.
The Big Windy complex was scorching 7,500 acres in steep, forested terrain in Josephine and Curry counties as more than 1,000 people tried to fight it while avoiding bee stings and ankle sprains.
The Labrador Fire was burning in inaccessible country 30 miles southwest of Grants Pass, and the Brimstone Fire 10 miles northwest of Merlin had burned 2,300 acres and caused some road closures.
Background: Kitzhaber: 2013 is worst fire season in a decade