GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Help is on the way for crews facing a new wildfire that is threatening more than 130 homes in southern Oregon and has grown to 300 acres.

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (KIHTS'-hah-bur) has authorized the state fire marshal to send in structural firefighters and equipment.

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