Crews battle brush fire near Oregon City
Posted July 20
CLACKAMAS COUNTY, OR — Fire crews were able to gain control of a small brush fire that sparked near Oregon City Thursday morning.
Clackamas County dispatch officials said the fire was burning in a wilderness area behind Canemah Cemetery along Canemah Bluff.
Clackamas County firefighters said the blaze was about a quarter of an acre in size.
There were no structures threatened in the area but crews said there is a significant amount of grass, trees and brush.
Crews used off-road brush rigs to access the fire via a small dirt trail. Firefighters also accessed it on foot.
Firefighters said they used hydrants in Canemah Park to fill the brush rigs.
The fire was contained around 7 a.m.
The cause of the fire is not yet known.
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