Three Sisters Wilderness fire

Published Jul 14, 2013 at 05:00AM

Firefighters were on the scene of a small wildfire discovered in the Three Sisters Wilderness on Saturday evening, and planning to remain in place overnight to monitor the situation.

According to the Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center, the fire is located about 11⁄2 miles north of Devils Lake off the Cascade Lakes Highway, and was reported around 1 p.m. Saturday.

The fire is estimated at one-tenth of an acre, and is surrounded by natural barriers that make it unlikely to spread. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

— From staff reports