Agriculture, Roy, wildfire

Brush fire in Roy ‘under control’

Roy-area farms, taken in 2015. Photo: Chas Hundley

A brush fire is burning in Roy on Chalmers Lane near Roy Road, according to Forest Grove Fire and Rescue.

According to Forest Grove Fire and Rescue, the fire has been brought under control with crews putting out hot spots.

The flames have spread a large amount of smoke in the area, while the area that is burning is reportedly 100 by 100 feet in area in a field.

Forest Grove Fire and Rescue, Banks Fire District, and Cornelius Fire Department are all on scene; Banks arrived first, according to FGF&R.

Chas Hundley is the editor of the Banks Post and sister news publications the Gales Creek Journal and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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