Southern Oregon Wildfire Doubles In Size

TILLER, Ore. --

The Boze fire near Tiller has burned more than 6,400 acres, fire officials said Wednesday.

The area's terrain and steep cliffs are making it difficult for firefighters to battle the blaze. The wildfire has nearly doubled in size since breaking out 12 days ago.

The fire's containment level has dropped from 35 percent to 20 percent, officials said.

"Progress (Wednesday) was difficult. We had extreme fire behavior. I would say in my 36 years of fire experience, this was an epic day of fire behavior. And that's extreme fire behavior," said Tom Cable, incident commander.

There are no evacuations but several roads are closed in the area.

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