Highway 219 in Newberg opens after brush fire

NEWBERG, Ore. -- Highway 219 reopened Sunday morning after it was closed in both directions due to a brush fire, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

The fire broke out Saturday afternoon at 22755 SW Hillsboro Highway. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue said the fire was mostly contained Saturday evening.

Officials have not said what caused the fire.

Photos: Brush fire in Newberg

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