The fire that has raged since yesterday has been contained and is under control.
Fire crews who have been at the Criffel battling the blaze, which stretched at one point along 4 miles of heath land, are withdrawing.
There will we one crew remaining to monitor the situation overnight. At one point there were fears the fire could spread to large forest areas.
Experts say it will take years for moorland in south west Scotland to recover following a fire affecting more than a thousand acres.
A huge grass fire was burning out of control last night and firefighters from across Dumfries and Galloway were trying to control it