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Grandview Fire is 4,000 acres

The Grandview Fire northeast of Sisters has grown to 4,000 acres and is 0 percent contained.

Incident #558, the Grandview Fire, was reported at approximately 1:30 p.m. burning on Oregon Department of Forestry protected lands and the Crooked River National Grassland. The fire spread rapidly through grass and juniper. Numerous resources were mobilized to the fire, including wildland engines, dozers, resources from structural agencies, and contract crews. Single engine air tankers (SEATs) and large air tankers continued to drop retardant on the fire until dark on Sunday night. Late Sunday afternoon, management of the fire transitioned to the Central Oregon Fire Management Service Interagency Type 3, Incident Commander Caldwell.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

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