WARM SPRINGS, OR (KPTV) – Firefighters are battling a wildfire that has grown to 4,300 acres on Saturday evening on the north side of the Warm Springs Reservation.

The S-503 Fire has prompted a level 3 "go now" evacuation for anyone living on or along Foreman’s Point in Pine Grove. It has also caused a level 2 "set" evacuation for Back Waters Road.

Fire officials said the S-503 Fire started Friday at about 6 p.m. It is eight miles from the town of Simnasho and spreading to the northeast. The cause has not been determined.

About 150 firefighters are working to contain the fire.

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Just curious

Looks like it's deliberately started.[scared]

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