Fire, ODF, Tillamook State Forest

Cedar Butte Fire grows to 60 acres

Photo from the scene courtesy ODF

In an afternoon update regarding the Cedar Butte Fire, the Oregon Department of Forestry said the wildfire had grown from an estimated 50 acres to 60 acres, calling the growth “moderate” as it burns largely within slash in the unit it started in. Crews are focusing their efforts on keeping the fire out of nearby timber.

The wildfire poses no threat to any structures, ODF said. 

The department set an optimistic tone on the fire’s progress, noting that within the context of Thursday . . .

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