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Oregon Department of Forestry firefighters were dispatched to a fire 10 miles southwest of Grand Ronde at 3:57 p.m. today and are continuing efforts to control the blaze.

“The fire is approximately 10 acres and no structures are threatened,” Oregon Department of Forestry – West Oregon District Business Manager Jamee Myers said. “No local fire departments have been called as our engines are on it.”

Six engines from Dallas, Toledo and Philomath are on scene with more hand crews on the way, Myers said.

“We have not heard any major concerns from our guys on the line,” Myers said. “No wind gusts or anything like that.”

No roads have been affected, according to Myers, and a helicopter has been deployed to the area but has not been used.

From Oregon Department of Forestry – West Oregon District Facebook page: 

At 3:57 p.m. crews and resources were dispatched to a fire. At this time they are on scene of the fire that is south of Murphy Hill on Hwy 18. Right now the fire is approx. 10 acres. We will update as we can.

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