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TILLER, Ore. — A wildfire that broke out near Tiller on Tuesday afternoon is now largely contained, with fire officials saying that growth was halted at 220 acres,
The Marshall's Place Fire was first reported on Tuesday afternoon about four miles north of Tiller.
The Douglas Forest Protective Association said that firefighters have continued to make good progress on the fire, raising containment to 80 percent. It has not grown since early Wednesday morning, when crews finished lining the perimeter.
There are 95 firefighters, four water tender, two engines, and one bulldozer still assigned to the fire, now working to extinguish the "smoke and smoldering materials" within the fire's interior.
"With increased containment levels, night shift resources have been scaled back to a two-engine patrol of the fire," DFPA said.
The cause of the Marshall's Place Fire remains under investigation.