9:47am – Report of a building fire at or near NE 53rd Street in Newport. Newport Fire-Rescue is enroute. Watch for emergency vehicles. Give’em room….
9:51am – Reports say it might be a control or trash burn.
9:54am – Reports from the scene indicate it is a control burn. Not a structure fire.
9:57am – The fire is at a location on NE 52nd Street. Firefighters are calling for a brush rig to ensure the fire doesn’t escape into the trees.
10:06am – The fire is an authorized burn as permitted by Oregon Department of Forestry. Looks like there was a communications break-down between the Oregon Department of Forestry, the permitee, and the Newport Fire Department.