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Lightning Storms Start Small Fire

Lightning started fire near Days Creek in Douglas County.

Lightning started fire near Days Creek in Douglas County.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – A lightning storm moved over Douglas County early Wednesday morning.

Approximately 85 lightning strikes have been recorded on the Douglas District, ranging in location from the Azalea area, to Glide, according to the Douglas Fire Protection Association (DFPA).

One fire has been located near Days Creek.  DFPA has firefighters looking through the areas affected by lightning to locate any additional lightning-related fires, and has a detection flight scheduled for the morning.

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