LA PINE, OR -- Fire crews responded to a small brush fire on National Forest-land northeast of La Pine, Tuesday afternoon. The Paulina Fire was reported east of Highway 97, across from State Rec Road, just after 3:30.
Air and ground units quickly attacked the fire, and as of Wednesday morning, it was reportedly 53-acres in size and 30% contained.
Several campgrounds in the area were issued pre-evacuation notices. Forest Service Road 9735 is closed to accommodate firefighting activities.