CONDON, OR -- Firefighters continue to battle the Devil’s Butte Fire in Gilliam County (pictured). The Oregon State Fire Marshal mobilized a task force, sending resources from Clackamas County to join other agencies, including the Prineville Hotshots.
The lightning sparked fire was reported Monday morning near Highway 206, west of Condon. It's now estimated at 2,861 acres and 60% contained. The highway was initially closed but has since reopened.
In the Mount Hood National Forest, the Boulder Fire, 10 miles southwest of Dufur, is now 237 acres. Officials say it's 0% contained. It started July 8 and the cause has not been determined.