Small brush fire near Timber under control

Timber – A small fire is burning in old logging slash in a two-year-old clear cut near Timber, according to Banks Fire District #13 Public Information Officer Mitch Ward.

Crews were dispatched to the fire, which is located off of Timber Road south of Highway 26 at 1:41 p.m.

The fire, burning approximately 50′ x 50′ feet, was under control by crews on scene, which includes Banks Fire District and the Oregon Department of Forestry.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.