Firefighters battling 100-acre blaze near Glendale

The fire is not threatening homes in the southwest Oregon community

The Peavine Creek Fire, located 5 miles north of Glendale, is estimated to be about 100 acres, May 6 2015 (Douglas Forest Protective Association
The Peavine Creek Fire, located 5 miles north of Glendale, is estimated to be about 100 acres, May 6 2015 (Douglas Forest Protective Association

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – About 60 firefighters worked through the night to contain a 100-acre wildfire north of Glendale, Oregon.

The Peavine Creek Fire, located 5 miles north of Glendale, is estimated to be about 100 acres, May 6 2015 (Douglas Forest Protective Association
The Peavine Creek Fire, located 5 miles north of Glendale, is estimated to be about 100 acres, May 6 2015 (Douglas Forest Protective Association)

Kyle Reed of the Douglas Forest Protective Association says the Peavine Creek fire was discovered Tuesday afternoon. It’s burning on industrial timber lands and has damaged two pieces of logging equipment.

The fire is not threatening homes in the southwest Oregon community.

Reed says firefighters on Wednesday will finish making a trail around the fire and then begin the mop-up phase.

Investigators are still trying to determine what started the blaze.

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