A fire that began last night in the Columbia Gorge, near the town of Rowen — six miles from The Dalles — has been declared a “conflagration” by the Governor. This declaration provides extra fire fighting resources. Currently seven homes have been evacuation and 70 structures are ready for possible evacuation.
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OPB | Feb. 22, 2017