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Wildfire burning near Steamboat in Douglas County

The fire is currently 50 acres and is burning in rugged terrain,

Posted: Jul 5, 2021 8:56 PM

STEAMBOAT, Ore.-- A wildfire broke out Monday afternoon in Douglas County near Steamboat.

An official with the Umqua National Forest said the fire is currently 50 acres and is burning in rugged terrain, making it diffiuclt to fight. The fire also shut down the North Umpqua Highway between milepost  40 and mile post 47. 

Officials did not give an update on containment. 

This is a developing story, stay with KEZI for the latest.

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