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Oregon firefighters hold human-caused beach fire to an acre, warn of coastal fire danger

Firefighters used a bulldozer and fire engines to hold a human-caused beach fire at just an acre Friday morning, the Coos Fire Protective Association said. (CFPA)

BANDON, Ore. - Firefighters used a bulldozer and fire engines to hold a human-caused beach fire at just an acre Friday morning, the Coos Fire Protective Association said.

CFPA and Bandon Rural Fire responded to the fire burning in driftwood and brush near Bullards Beach State Park at 5 a.m.

Firefighters said the fire was caused by human activity and remains under investigation.

"Fire danger conditions are increasing along the southern Oregon coast and people need to exercise caution when enjoying the outdoors," CFPA said in a statement.

You can find more info on fire prevention closures and fire prevention information on the CFPA website or by calling the Closure Line at (541) 297-1789.

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