Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Wildfire breaks out south of Hood River early Tuesday - updated 6:30 a.m.
The U.S. Forest Service is assisting with a hand crew, a fire engine and overhead personnel.
Cause of the fire is under investigation.
Conditions in central Oregon are extremely dry for this time of year, and the public is asked to be especially mindful of fire safety precautions when visiting the forest.