Firefighters from Forest Grove Fire & Rescue, Banks Fire District, and the Oregon Department of Forestry responded to a vehicle fire near mile post 33 on Highway 6 Tuesday afternoon, keeping the flames from the vehicle from spreading into the nearby forest.
According to a social media post from FGF&R, crews arrived just before 3:15 p.m. Tuesday.
No one was injured in the blaze, according to Forest Grove Fire & Rescue spokesperson Matt Johnston. The fire resulted in a 25 minute highway closure.
Fire season in the area began Monday morning as the season turns hotter and fuels dry out.
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