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Drews Road Fire Named Benton Fire. Fire At 10 Acres And Fully Lined

The Drews Road fire we reported on yesterday is now named #BentonFire. Spread of the fire was stopped late yesterday and it is now fully lined and sits at about 10 acres.

The Benton Fire was reported yesterday evening on Oregon Department of Forestry protected land 5 miles East of the town of Sprague River. Initial response for the fire included 2 helicopters, 9 engines, and 2 dozers. Fire crews worked through the night to suppress the fire. As of this morning the fire is approximately 10 acres in size, and is completely lined. Firefighters will continue mop up on the fire today!