Black Butte fire burns over 11,600 acres

The Black Butte Fire, 8 miles Northeast of Antelope Lookout near Drewsey, is burning 11,693 acres as of Monday morning.

Lighting sparked the blaze last Tuesday, Aug. 3, and Sunday crews from the Oregon Department of Forestry, Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service worked to contain the southern portion of the fire next to private and BLM lands.

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