30-acre wildfire near Clatskanie burns 30 acres

Wildfire breaks out south of Clatskanie

CLATSKANIE, Ore. -- A wildfire that started Sunday morning caused the closure of Highway 47 for a short time about four miles south of Clatskanie.

The highway was reopened around 11:30 a.m..

The fire burned about 30 acres on private land. About 70 firefighters, as well as ground and aerial support from multiple departments were used to fight the fire. No structures were threatened right now.

The fire was  100 percent contained Monday morning.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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