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Fire burns grass, brush, trees on Green Mountain line


October 24, 2018

A BRUSH FIRE burns on the Green Mountain 500 line Monday afternoon.

Fire burned three-quarters of an acre of brush and trees near the Green Mountain 500 line Monday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to a report of the fire at about 1:35 p.m.

The cause remains under investigation, said Chad Calderwood, forest protection supervisor with the Oregon Department of Forestry Sweet Home Unit. A total of 17 firefighters responded from the Sweet Home Unit, Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District and Cascade Timber Consulting, which manages the land for the Hill family.

Fire danger is moderate and close to going high, Calderwood said Monday. Industrial Fire Precauti...

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