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Fire threat rises with record-breaking temps

Oregon, USA
Photo: Crews fight a house fire on Lansing Ave. in Salem
July 10, 2007
Crews around Portland and the Willamette Valley battled the fire threat as record-breaking temperatures soared above 100 degrees Tuesday. Fire crews regularily start patrols around the first of August, but because temperatures are heating up so quickly in Portland, this year they're getting a jump start.
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