Investigation continues with White City fire

WHITE CITY, Ore.– Law enforcement is still wrapping up its investigation on a fire that broke out in White City on July 5.

Fire officials say the Atlantic Avenue Fire burned over 115 acres and was caused by a teen setting off fireworks.

The Jackson County District Attorney’s Office says the juvenile department is currently handling the case but that could change once the investigation is complete.

They say it’s also possible the case involving a 14-year-old girl could be settled outside of court. It’s unknown whether investigators will charge the parents with anything at this time.

Stay with NBC5 news for updates on this developing story.

NBC5 News Reporter Miles Furuichi graduated from Chapman University with degrees in English and Journalism. He received post graduate experience in Los Angeles in photojournalism and commercial photography. He also spent time in Dublin, Ireland working in print journalism and advertising.

Miles is a Rogue Valley native, raised in Ashland. He enjoys hiking, mountain biking and photography.

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