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Eagle Creek fire flares up

A smoldering wildfire near Eagle Creek Trail flared back up Wednesday, growing this week by an estimated 5 to 7 acres.

Sheriff Log, July 9 to 15

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

Police Log, July 3 to 16

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

Fire near Eagle Creek flares back up

A fire along Eagle Creek Trail has grown to an estimated 15 acres and continues to burn in steep and rugged terrain.

Police Log, July July 3 to 5

July 3 to 5

Sheriff Log, July 2 to 8

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

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Crews battle Oneonta, Dry Creek blazes

A one-acre fire that broke out on cliffs west of Oneonta Gorge was contained by Friday.

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Fire in west Gorge closes Historic Highway

A fire near Oneonta Gorge has closed part of the Historic Columbia River Highway.

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Electric Fence fire

A firefighter with West Side Fire Department hoses down hotspots at a one-eighth acre pasture fire in south Hood River Monday evening.

Oil train safety bill dies in Salem

A bill targeting safety plans for oil spills failed to pass before the Oregon Legislature adjourned its 2017 session Friday.

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Gorge wildfires burning more than 300 acres

Heralding the official start of fire season, a handful of large wildfires have burned in the Gorge since July 4.

Sheriff Log, June 25 to July 1

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

Police Log, June 12 to July 2

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

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Fire prompts closures at Eagle Creek Trail

Forestry officials are warning the public to avoid certain trails west of Cascade Locks due to a fire burning an estimated 6-7 acres Friday.

Agencies focus on safety in Eagle Creek Recreation Area

On July 8, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Forest Service and the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office are teaming up to promote safety this summer at Eagle Creek Recreation Area.

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