Official: 'Catastrophic loss' in Blue River

Steve Mokrohisky, Lane County administrator, says 80 to 100 homes may be lost in Blue River.

Posted: Sep 8, 2020 11:53 AM
Updated: Sep 8, 2020 3:24 PM

BLUE RIVER, Ore. -- Lane County's top administrator says wildfires have caused "catastrophic loss" in this small town.

Steve Mokrohisky, county administrator, said residents should "expect a loss of life" from the Holiday Farm fire.

He also said a firefighter told him that between 80 and 100 buildings were destroyed.

KEZI is unable to confirm that number independently.

This is a developing story.

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