Crews Put Out Brush Fire

A controlled burn got out of control Monday afternoon in Hermiston. No injuries were reported. (Photo courtesy of UCFD#1)

Umatilla County Fire District #1 was dispatched to a brush fire on E. Spearman Road and Diagonal Road around 1:25 p.m. on Monday.

Upon arrival, crews discovered the brush fire was originally a controlled burn by the home owner. Crews helped to extinguish the fire from the surrounding areas. No injuries were reported.

Residents are urged to visit the Umatilla County Burn webpage to see if it is a burn day prior to burning. Their phone number is 541-278-6397


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