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Range fire burning out of control east of Juntura

The Indian Creek Fire burns along U.S. 20 on. Sunday, Aug. 16. The wildfire, about 13 miles east of Juntura, Monday expanded to more than 9,000 acres. (PHOTO: Al Crouch/Vale District BLM)

MONDAY AFTERNOON UPDATE: Federal officials are seeking the public's help investigating the cause of the 9,000-acre Indian Creek Fire. The BLM is asking that anyone who passed by the fire - which is only 10% contained - when it was small on Sunday afternoon share what they saw, including any suspicious activity. Investigators are looking for information concerning the area at mile post 203 on U.S. 20 at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The Vale District Bureau of Land Management encourages witnesses to call Vale BLM firefighters at 541-473-6374 or the WeTip hotline at 1 . . .