DAYS CREEK — Bland Mountain awoke to its own holiday hangover Friday as 125 acres of forested hillside lay charred and smoking from the wildland fireworks show the day before. Even as the rest of Douglas County was festooned in red, white and blue, the slopes between Days Creek and Milo were overrun by crews in green and gold as firefighters like Sutherlin’s Jonathan Alvarez responded to the blaze. “Today we are just mopping,” said Alvarez, as he trained a hose on the still burning embers of a log on the hillside above him. Once he finished cooling down the …
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