Transient to blame for Lake Oswego brush fire - KPTV - FOX 12

Transient to blame for Lake Oswego brush fire

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LAKE OSWEGO, OR (KPTV) -

Firefighters were called out to a small fire around 6:20 Thursday morning in Lake Oswego.

Firefighters say it appears to have been caused by transient sleeping near some train tracks in the area. They were able to quickly put the fire out.

However, firefighters were called back out around 7:30 a.m. after an ember from the first fire got into some ivy.

Officials said there were arrest warrants out for the transient. He was taken into custody and also charged with reckless burning.

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