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Four Homes Burning in Umatilla

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UMATILLA, Ore. -- Fire crews in Oregon are working on putting out a fire in Umatilla that has spread to at least four houses and a nearby field.

The East Oregonian reports a house at 2644 Pheasant Ridge was the first to catch fire, and the Umatilla Fire Department began calling for back-up at about 2:45 p.m. They have called for assistance from as far as Pendleton and Helix.

The Red Cross has also been dispatched to assist the families who have lost their homes.