SUTHERLIN

Lightning fire contained

A lightning fire 14 miles southwest of Sutherlin was suppressed by firefighters with the Douglas Forest Protective Association Tuesday morning, according to a press release from the DFPA.

The fire was reported by a Bureau of Land Management employee who was working near Green Butte. Firefighters stopped the Green Spur Fire at a quarter acre of grass and brush.

DFPA will continue to monitor the areas affected by lightning through a combination of aviation resources, ground resources and fire detection cameras.

Warm and dry weather is forecasted for the coming days that could cause additional fires.

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Hannah Kanik is the Charles Snowden intern at The News-Review.

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