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2022 Salem Fire Truck near cell towers
2022 Salem Fire Truck near cell towers
Update on Vitae Springs Fire in South Salem: Fire 100% Contained (Photo) - 09/17/22

Salem, Ore. — The Vitae Springs Fire that began late in the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 9, remains 100% contained. 

The burn area is being patrolled by two Salem Fire Department Brush Vehicles. Due to the size of the affected area, small areas of smoldering vegetation are being located and stamped out.

Residents in the area should be aware that smoke sightings are expected to continue for several weeks. Call 911 only if you see flames or signs of an active fire. If you have questions or concerns regarding the response to the Vitae Springs Rd fire, contact

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