White City Fire Under Investigation

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A patio umbrella is believed to have started a grass fire near White City on Wednesday. Investigators believe the umbrella was picked up by some wind, and hit nearby power lines, sparking a fire on Kershaw Road near Highway 140. The burning debris dropped onto the dry grass and quickly spread … Continue reading »

Cause Unknown in White City Grass Fire

WHITE CITY, Ore. – Fire officials are investigating the cause of a 3.5-acre grassfire in White City. The fire began at just before noon Saturday. Fire District 3 and the Department of Forestry responded within five minutes of receiving the call. They say the quick response was fortunate given the speed at which the fire … Continue reading »