|Crews Extinguish Brush Fire on Scholls Ferry Road in Beaverton|
Story by Oregon Herald staff
|Published on Sunday April 12, 2020 - 4:56 AM|
Crews immediately worked to access the area. Due to the terrain and location, additional firefighters from TVF&R were dispatched to the scene. The initial fire was burning approximately three acres, growing to four acres in thick brush and recently cut trees. Fire crews began to attack the fire from several sides and after 3 hours, the fire was brought under control. In total, 20 firefighters responded to this incident. Additionally, a bulldozer was brought to the scene to help to create a fire break around the fire.
Due to the location of the fire, which included an area without fire hydrants, firefighters had to shuttle water to the scene to supply smaller four-wheel-drive vehicles that were used to access difficult areas.
The cause of the fire is undetermined.