Oregon fire crews are battling to snuff out a fire that shut down a highway and roared across 1,300 acres near the small town of Huntington Tuesday.
The blaze began as a spark in the back of a garage east of town, before engulfing half the structure. The flames ignited grass around the garage and the fire spread, climbing up a hill and at one point burning within 15 feet of the Huntington Bus Depot.
Heavy smoke prompted the the Oregon Department of Transportation to close Highway 30 in both directions near Farewell Bend. The road has since been reopened.
Officials say no other structures have caught fire, and no one was hurt. The fire remains under investigation.