Forest Service reduces size estimate of Bear Butte fire

Agency also says cause not yet determined.

Crews are trying to keep a wildfire from spreading beyond the Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway near Anthony Lakes and potentially threatening structures.

The Bear Butte fire has burned an estimated 450 to 500 acres, and is 10 percent contained, said Willie Crippen, a fire management officer for the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.

Source: Forest Service reduces size estimate of Bear Butte fire; Agency also says cause not yet determined