PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fire official says a wildfire that destroyed two houses on the Warm Springs Reservation in Central Oregon has been fully contained.
Warm Springs assistant fire management officer William Wilson says fire crews reached that milestone Friday evening.
Nobody was hurt as flames raced across about 1,300 acres or 2 square miles of grass, sagebrush and juniper trees Thursday afternoon, threatening about 30 houses in two subdivisions near the town of Warm Springs.
Fire spokeswoman Juanita Majel says the occupants of one house got out before it burned. The other house was vacant.
Aided by lower temperatures and lighter winds, fire crews continued to mop up hot spots Friday.