- Associated Press - Saturday, May 27, 2017

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Officials have told residents near a 140-acre (56-hectare) wildfire burning about 11 miles (18 kilometers) west of the central Oregon city of Bend to be ready to evacuate.

Fire officials tell KTVZ-TV (https://bit.ly/2rJUirX) that the fire near the popular recreation area of Tumalo Falls is 10 percent contained on Saturday morning.

Deschutes County sheriff’s Sgt. Nathan Garibay says residents of a subdivision of homes and cabins are under a pre-evacuation notice through Saturday.

Officials say crews are building a hand line on the eastern border and plan to use roads to the north and south for containment.

Officials say the wildfire started Friday but had not released a cause.


Information from: KTVZ-TV, https://www.ktvz.com/

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