Local fire crews late Sunday afternoon responded to a fire off of Wells Road in Hood River County east of Pine Grove. Officials say the fire was reported as a burn pile that spread into timber. It occurred shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday, but forward progression was stopped within about 30 minutes. Wy’east Fire was assisted by crews from Hood River, Parkdale, the Oregon Department of Forestry, and the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Initial reports put the size of the fire at 1.5 acres.