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OPB | Aug. 23, 2013 2:02 p.m.
Fire managers in The Dalles say two of the three fires that make up the Government Flats Complex are now fully contained, but the largest fire still threatens hundreds of homes.
OPB | Aug. 02, 2013 3:47 p.m.
This week's fires in Southwest Oregon forced the cancellation of white water rafting tours on the wild and scenic section of the Rogue River. But some tour operators still have boats in the water, shuttling crews and equipment to and from the fires.
OPB | Aug. 01, 2013 6:12 p.m.
Authorities are identifying the wildland firefighter who was killed Thursday as John Hammack of Central Oregon.
OPB | Aug. 01, 2013 1:59 p.m.
Authorities in Sisters say a wildland firefighter died Thursday morning after he was crushed by a falling tree.
OPB | Aug. 19, 2013 2:45 p.m.
New fires in Idaho and California could make it more difficult for fire managers in Oregon and Washington to get the equipment and help they need.
OPB | Aug. 20, 2013 11:17 a.m.
Large wildfires burning outside of the Dalles have destroyed two homes. That's according to the Office of the Oregon State Fire Marshall. It's not clear if the homes were being lived in.
OPB | Aug. 21, 2013 12:27 p.m.
A large wildfire burning outside The Dalles has destroyed a third home. The news comes as authorities downgraded some evacuation notices for residents southeast of the fire.
OPB | Aug. 22, 2013 11:55 a.m.
Fire authorities in The Dalles have expanded evacuation notices to roughly 185 additional homes.
AP | Aug. 23, 2013 8:25 a.m.
Strengthening winds on a wildfire in the Columbia Gorge on Thursday prompted fire bosses to order more scattered rural homes evacuated in rugged canyonlands on the northern flank of Mount Hood.
OPB | Aug. 19, 2013 10:09 a.m.
The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office is telling residents of about 70 homes to be ready to evacuate. That's as a series of wildfires continues to burn in the rolling hills southwest of the Dalles. The Government Flat Complex began after lightning moved through the area late last week.