WEIGH STATION FIRE BURNING IN PENDLETON UNIT

News Release from Oregon Dept. of Forestry – Posted on FlashAlert: July 30th, 2016 5:33 PM

The 40-plus-acre Weigh Station Fire was reported burning in the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Pendleton Unit Saturday afternoon. Resources fighting the fire include three heavy tankers, six single-engine air tankers, two helicopters, six fire engines, two hand crews and two bulldozers. Cause is under investigation.

Wind is pushing the blaze and conditions are quite dry.