Fire, Gales Creek, GLENWOOD

Forest Grove Fire & Rescue: Motor home sparked small brush fire west of Glenwood

Photo: Forest Grove Fire & Rescue

GLENWOOD - Multiple agencies, including Forest Grove Fire & Rescue, Banks Fire District 13, and prison crews from South Fork Forest Camp and more responded to a motor home fire along Highway 6 that sparked a small brush fire near Gales Creek Camp Thursday morning.

Forest Grove Fire & Rescue was first dispatched to the fire, which started about 3/4 of a mile west of the Timber Road junction, at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, August 1.

Crews arrived to find a motor home fully engulfed in flames and already spreading to the adjoining forested area it was parked next to.

Meanwhile, at the nearby Gales Creek Camp, a camp for children with type 1 diabetes, camp staff were moving children away from the fire, which was close to the entrance of . . .

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