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SANTIAM CANYON, OR  --The battle continues against the Santiam fire, formerly called the Beachie Creek Fire, that has burned at least 159-thousand acres and is zero-percent contained. Incident commander Les Uhlman says, when the fire raced down from the cascades, firefighters did their best to slow it and get people evacuated. He says crews are just starting to search the towns of Detroit, Lyons and Gates. At least three deaths have been confirmed, with more expected. Uhlman says the fire will forever change the landscape of the canyon.

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