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Wildfire Spreads To 25,000 Acres In Central Oregon With 20-Percent Containment
Madras, Oregon (CNN) - More than one-hundred people evacuate ahead of a fast-growing wildfire in central Oregon.
The warm spring’s fire has burned at least 25-thousand acres on the warm springs Indian reservation.
As of Monday afternoon, the fire was only 20-percent contained.
Firefighters say the wildfire is also moving erratically, part of it moving north toward two residential areas.
About 40 houses were evacuated.
More than 400 firefighters are helping gain control of the fire.
Officials believe the warm spring’s fire may have been started by a lit cigarette.