UPDATE 8:30 p.m. — The fire is now estimated at 25 acres.
UPDATE 7:40 p.m. — Several resources from the MP97 fire are diverting to this fire. No evacuations or road closures at this time.
WILLIAMS, Ore. – Air tankers are dumping water on a fire that began burning Tuesday evening near Williams. The fire is located in the Panther Gulch area. ODF officials say it’s burning 7 acres. They say crews are on their way to support the work being done from the sky.
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