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Brush fire burns half acre off Green River Road


July 15, 2020

ODF Forest Protection Supervisor Chad Calderwood walks toward an area burned by the season's first real brush fire Sunday.

Oregon Department of Forestry and Linn County Fire Department personnel responded to a brush fire Sunday at 3 p.m.

An ODF cruiser noticed some smoke, and upon investigation found the brush fire near the railroad tracks at Osage and 47th Ave, south of Green River Road said Forest Protection Supervisor Chad Calderwood.

"When they got there it was about a quarter acre, so they start engaging it and called in dispatch, so from there we sent a few more engines to help them out until Linn County dispatched the fire department," Calderwood said.

A total of eight vehicles and 14 firefighters resp...

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