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12-Year-Old & Grandmother First Confirmed Deaths Due To Oregon Wildfires

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LYONS, Ore. — A sad update from Lyons where the Marion County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the first two deaths due to wildfires in Oregon.

Sheriff Joe Kast made the announcement at a press conference Wednesday afternoon that a 12-year-old boy and his grandmother died in Lyons.

While the Sheriff did not identify the boy or his grandmother, family members have identified them as 12-year-old Wyatt Tofte and his grandmother Peggy Mosso.  They are related to the owners of the Enchanted Forest.

Posted by Enchanted Forest on Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Oregon Governor Kate Brown said Wednesday that more deaths are expected.

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