Jun 11, 2016

Crews getting upper hand on central Oregon wildfire

Sisters, OR
USA
by
Associated Press
Map of the fire. Photo: KGW
Map of the fire. Photo: KGW

As of Saturday morning, the size of the Akawana fire north of Sisters and near Lake Billy Chinook was 2,094 acres...

The fire was caused on Tuesday by a lightning strike and was spread by strong winds. Downed trees, some felled by beetles, added fuel to the fire