MERLIN, Ore-- Rural Metro Fire and the Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest District have discovered a new wildfire burning in the 500 block of Crow Rd, near the powerline right-of-way.
Firefighters say that the fire is currently being pushed by winds and is roughly one acre in size.
ODF's Natalie Weber has told NewsWatch 12 that forward spread of the fire has been stopped. No structures are currently threatened at this time.
ODF also says that several of its firefighters and engines are at the scene and that one of its dozers has been called in to assist.
Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire.
This is a developing story and we will continue to provide updates on the situation as soon as we learn more information.