Substation wildfire ravages fields, farms, families

From the Oregonian

Cynthia Kortge had just gotten home from work when she started grabbing treasures she couldn’t leave behind. Officials had ordered a Level 3 evacuation.

The warning means: Go now.

A fire that eventually burned almost 80,000 acres in some of Oregon’s prime wheat country was creeping up on her two-story yellow home and the family’s farm. Read the rest of the article here.