2017 Umpqua North Complex Crews Poised To Gain Upper Hand On Oregon's Wildfires By Brian Bull • Sep 13, 2017 K. Greer / InciWeb Cooler weather and rainfall are helping out crews battling the region’s wildfires. Army Soldiers Help Fight Fires In Oregon By Rachael McDonald • Sep 11, 2017 inciweb U.S. Army soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord (in Washington State) are helping fight fires in southern Oregon. 200 soldiers have been deployed to the Umpqua North Complex of Fires, which has burned nearly 40-thousand acres east of Roseburg. Fire Crews Dig Lines To Rein In Umpqua North Complex By Brian Bull • Aug 29, 2017 inciweb.nwcg.gov 50 miles east of Roseburg, the Umpqua North Complex has burned about 21,000 acres. It’s a large and difficult series of fires for crews to battle.