APPLEGATE VALLEY, Ore.-- Fire lines on the Panther Gulch fire are holding.
Night-shift crews have been able to make good progress. Containment has increase to 34% as of Friday morning.
The acreage is now estimated to be 65 acres. This is actually five acres fewer than the original estimate. ODF says they got more accurate GIS mapping completed.
Five crews, seven engines, two bulldozers, one tender, four fallers, and two medics will be on the fire lines on Friday.
Firefighters will continue gridding the landscape for interior hot spots, with a goal of mopping up 75 feet into the fire from the perimeter. Aircraft is available if needed.
The Panther Gulch Fire was reported to ODF crews Tuesday evening around 6 p.m. ODF says initial air attacks helped crews get the upper hand on the fire.
ODF says this will be the final update on the fire unless there significant changes.
There are no evacuations or road closures near this fire. The cause is under investigation.