10:43pm Report of a house fire at 4587 South Coast Highway, Newport. Newport Fire units are enroute. Dwelling might be catching a tree on fire.
10:48pm Reports from neighbors say there are three R/V’s on fire along with a tree. Firefighters are calling for mutual aid from Depoe Bay, Central Coast and Toledo Fire Departments.
10:50pm Fire is moving in to the trees. Two to three vehicles threatened or on fire. There is also a propane tank nearby.
11:00pm Caution in the area. South Highway 101 is a very busy place.
11:08pm Fire is very intense. Mutual Aid from surrounding fire districts are helping out.
11:12pm Firefighters say the cause of the fire was the occupant of a trailer lighting a candle before he went to sleep. A short time later he woke up and the candle flame had spread to the rest of the room.
CALL FOR PHOTOS: SEND TO: News@NewsLincolnCounty.com