Blue-gray smoke wafting up from underneath the Yaquina Bay Bridge. Newport Fire units are enroute to check out the situation. Coast Guard has also joined the search centered around the north end of the bridge.
Fire Chief Rob Murphy is checking out an area near the start of the North Jetty Trail near the bridge. Chief Murphy said he’s spotted what looks like a transient camp and that something is burning down there. A fire truck is being dispatched to the scene.
Chief Murphy has determined it’s a warming fire. People are present. There is no danger of it spreading. All units returning to quarters.