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High temperatures and erratic winds challenge Cable Crossing Fire crews

High temperatures and erratic winds challenge Cable Crossing Fire crews

Firefighters continue to work through difficult terrain and scorching temperatures to control the Cable Crossing Fire near Glide. The fire size remained stable throughout the night at 1,110 acres. However, Friday night’s smoke column generated a few new spot fires to the south of the main fire.

Don't mow during the hot part of the day, fire officials say

Don't mow during the hot part of the day, fire officials say
"Fire burned in a horse pasture and grew to about 1/4 acre in size. A reminder, we are under a Red Flag Warning." - Tweet from Cornelius Fire Dept.

A lawnmower started a raging fire in Salem this week, and the Marion County Fire Department says it serves as a reminder for how dangerous gas-powered yard equipment can be when it's hot and dry.

Pisgah trails closed due to fire danger; county park use restricted

Pisgah trails closed due to fire danger; county park use restricted »Play Video

Lane County closed all of the trails at Mount Pisgah and Howard Buford Recreation Area except those immediately adjacent to the river due to the current fire danger.