Forest Fire Burning in Hood River County

A forest fire erupted yesterday afternoon about 4 to 5 miles up Neal Creek Road and 4-5 miles from Highway 35. The Oregon Department of Forestry reports as of 4am, it had burned about 20 acres. Resources on the scene include 10 fire engines from ODF, BLM and the Forest Service and additional engines from local fire departments. Also on the scene is a bulldozer, 2 single engine air tankers, 1 helicopter and 3 heavy air tankers. Crews worked through the night to try to stop the spread of the fire as more additional resources were arriving through the night. An additional three hand crews and other overhead will staff the fire beginning at 6 this morning. The cause is still under investigation.

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