PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Deschutes County residents who live in Newberry Estates near La Pine were put on a Level 1 evacuation notice Saturday due to a wildfire in the area.
Level 1 is a “Be Ready” evacuation order and was put into effect Saturday afternoon.
Going into Saturday evening, the fire was roughly 200 acres in size, according to Central Oregon Fire Info on Twitter.
Both hotshots and ground crews are fighting the fire.
The cause is still under investigation, said the sheriff’s office.
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