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Fire Burns Butte Falls Forestland

NEAR BUTTE FALLS, Ore. — Around 1 p.m. on Sunday, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) crews responded to a fire east of Butte Falls.

The fire started in a remote, wooded area on Bureau of Land Management grounds. ODF completed a fire line around the 32-acre blaze before sundown on Sunday.

ODF Spokesman Brian Ballou updates a blog with the latest on the fire. At the blog’s last update: “The fire has burned approximately 50 acres, is uncontained and its cause is under investigation.”

Photo courtesy Brian Ballou’s blog.