SILVERTON, Ore. A wildfire was burning near Butte Creek Falls in Marion County Friday morning.

U.S. Forest Service personnel were helping to fight the flames on Weyerhauser timber land.

A controlled burn from last fall likely flared up Thursday, according to a Weyerhauser spokesman.

He said the fire was about 125 acres Friday morning.

Several smaller fires were reported late Friday morning near the community of Gates in the Santiam Canyon.

KGW viewers reported seeing the glow of the fire from as far away as North Albany.

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