Applegate Valley and all of Southern Oregon is currently dealing with heavy smoke from at least three fires burning in our area. The Miller Complex fire near Applegate Lake is of major concern to Applegate Valley residents. There is a Meeting planned at the Applegate Fire District 9 Headquarters 1095 Upper Applegate Road on Tuesday August 29th at 6PM to bring area residents up to date on necessary evacuation plans and areas projected to be affected. There is also a residents meeting in Williams area the following evening. We hope that all the Brave Firefighters stay safe and send our vast appreciation for a hard and taxing job keeping our homes, families and livestock safe.