Fires in Tygh Valley

Yesterday's thunder and lightning storm sparked several fires in our area of Tygh Valley. Neighbors and I watched these two start last night and then begin to smolder. Today they are growing as you can see, Wed. 8/18/10 around 2:45 p.m.

This story is inappropriate and should be flagged for moderation. Please choose from one of the following options:

You have indicated this comment should be removed.


The comment has been submitted for review. Thank you .

Dawn Anderson says ... on Thursday, Aug 19 at 6:52 PM

Is there anywhere that we can pull up a map of current fires burning in or around central oregon? I have family out of town, and need to know if there area is in danger of evacuation...

Bryan Dorr says ... on Wednesday, Aug 18 at 4:43 PM

I was out in Dufur and Tygh Valley yesterday when that storm hit. I lost count how many fires started. There was a fire along US 197 just south of Tygh Valley. Also saw one near Sherars, and another on top of a hill. And many more spot fires.

Add a comment


Comment: 250 Characters Left and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the above comments or other interaction among the users. We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit user-generated content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum.