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North Lincoln County Fire Rescue is again rolling to another reported fire in the Lincoln City area. This time it’s at 821 South Schooner Creek Road. A 30 x 30 foot fire is burning – tall flames. Initial reports there are no nearby structures.
4:40pm – Reports from the scene is that it’s a slag burn a short ways up a logging road. They’re trying to figure out which way the fire is burning.
4:50pm – Reports from the scene is that the fire is moving with support of winds. The fire is headed uphill and an ODF engine crew is trying to catch up to the head of the fire and knock it down.
4:58pm – A piece of the fire has jumped the road. Firefighters are scrambling but a report from the scene indicates with a little more manpower “they can get it knocked down.”
5:40pm – Fire is out. ODF is doing the mop up. They will also stick around for a while to make sure they got it all.
No word yet on a cause.
Earlier today a fire broke out off Highway 101 just north of Lincoln City at Three Rocks Road. Damage appears to be limited to fencing. No word on a cause.