By News-Register staff • 

Firefighters extinguish blaze west of Yamhill

YAMHILL -- More than 30 firefighters fought a 7.2 acre blaze in the hills west of town this afternoon.

The fire broke out about 12:45 p.m. in a grassy area at 17510 Belt Road.

Firefighters from Yamhill, Carlton, McMinnville, Newberg, Dundee and the Oregon Department of Forestry battled the blaze ffor two hours. It was being mopped up by 3 p.m.

The cause remains under investigation.