Homeowner burning yellow jackets instead starts brush fire

A homeowner trying to burn out a yellow jacket nest using lighter fluid set off a brush fire near Silverton on Sunday afternoon, prompting six fire agencies to respond.

The fire in the 16000 block of Stormy Drive east of Silverton threatened several structures as it burned through grass and brush, a Silverton fire department official said.

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