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Grass fire breaks out near Winston

The fire broke out shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Posted: Sep 4, 2020 7:57 AM
Updated: Sep 4, 2020 10:46 AM

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. -- Investigators are trying to determine what caused a grass fire three miles northwest of Winston.

It started in a mowed hay field near the 11000 block of Lookingglass Road.

Crews from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and Lookingglass Rural Fire Department responded to the fire shortly before 1 p.m.

The fire burned half an acre and firefighters were able to quickly stop the fire from spreading any further.

Crews remained on the scene of the Lookingglass Road Fire until 2:30 p.m., mopping up hot spots and securing control lines.

The cause of the Lookingglass Road Fire is currently under investigation.

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