Brush fire leads to structure fire in Estacada

The fire grew to 3 alarms

Firefighters battle a brush and structure fire in Estacada, September 11, 2015 (CCSO)
Firefighters battle a brush and structure fire in Estacada, September 11, 2015 (CCSO)

ESTACADA, Ore. (KOIN) — A brush fire led to a structure fire in Estacada Friday afternoon.Estasca

A brush fire spread to an old lumber mill in Estacada, September 11, 2015 (ESTACADA EAGLE)
A brush fire spread to an old lumber mill in Estacada, September 11, 2015 (ESTACADA EAGLE)

The fire started along Highway 224 near SW 2nd Ave.

The Estacada Fire District said the fire likely started in the grass and spread uphill to the old RSG Lumber Mill.

One building caught fire. Firefighters took a defensive stance, meaning they stayed outside to fight the blaze.

The fire is out but firefighters are still on scene mopping up.

KOIN 6 News will be following this story.

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