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Gov. Brown Presses Federal Authorities For Resources, As Oregon Wildfires Grow

OPB | Sept. 6, 2017 3:28 p.m. | Portland

“I talked with the federal authorities two weeks ago, asking for additional federal assistance, I was told point-blank ‘no’,” said Gov. Kate Brown. 

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Eagle Creek Fire Burning 32K Acres, Multnomah Falls Spared

OPB | Sept. 6, 2017 5:57 a.m. | Portland

The human-caused Eagle Creek Fire, which exploded in growth Monday evening and jumped the Columbia River Gorge early Tuesday, continues to grow.

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Surging Wildfire Reaches Watershed For Portland Area's Drinking Water

OPB | Sept. 5, 2017 4:35 p.m.

Officials say the Eagle Creek Fire entered the Bull Run watershed Tuesday. Bull Run provides drinking water for around 1 million Oregonians.

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Firefighters Move To Contain Oregon's Eagle Creek Fire

OPB | Sept. 3, 2017 1:53 p.m. | Cascade Locks, Oregon

A human-caused wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge has forced many people in Cascade Locks to evacuate and could threaten additional towns.