WARM SPRINGS, Oreg. (KTVZ) - A wind-fanned day-old wildfire on Oregon's Warm Springs Indian Reservation was growing fast again Sunday evening, prompting call-up of more firefighters and the posting of engine crews by the threatened Kah-Nee-Ta Resort lodge, officials said.
William Wilson, assistant fire management officer, said shortly before 8 p.m. he was "busy ordering crews like crazy" and that the resort was "threatened and protection measures put in place."
"The fire is spreading rapidly in the moderate to high winds," Wilson said, adding that he had "no estimate on size" -- last report was 12,000 acres -- and it was "still an extremely critical situation."
"The lodge is threatened and fire may reach the perimeter early this evening," he advised.
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