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9 Iconic Places Burned By Oregon Wildfires This Season

Statesman Journal | Sept. 23, 2017 11:31 a.m.

The flames tore into beloved places across the state, torching mountains and forests Oregonians traditionally pilgrimage to each summer and fall.

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New Fires Spotted Near Mount Jefferson, While Others Grow

Statesman Journal | Sept. 14, 2017 2:28 p.m.

Four new wildfires were spotted in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness on Wednesday, making clear that a historically flammable season in Western Oregon isn’t finished yet.

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2 New Fires Start Near Breitenbush And Growing Whitewater Fire

Statesman Journal | Aug. 12, 2017 2:30 p.m.

Two new wildfires sparked by a lightning storm last week are burning northeast of Detroit near the Breitenbush Community, fire officials said Saturday.

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Whitewater Fire Nears Jefferson Park Alpine Basin, Expected To Grow

Statesman Journal | Aug. 2, 2017 4:08 p.m.

The Whitewater Fire burning east of Detroit blew up Wednesday, growing nearly fivefold to 1,500 acres in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness.