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National Fire Preparedness Level Raised to Highest Point
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Top federal and state fire managers say the National Fire Preparedness Level will be raised to its highest point Friday afternoon.
The National Multi-Agency Coordinating Group made the announcement Thursday, saying the jump to Preparedness Level 5 reflects a high degree of wildfir…
Wildfire Forces Closure of Prime Eclipse Viewing Territory
DETROIT, Ore. (AP) — A growing wildfire is forcing authorities to close miles of roads, trails and mountains in north-central Oregon that was expected to be prime eclipse-viewing territory.
The Statesman Journal reports that about 180 square miles in and around the Mount Jefferson area were clo…
Sunday Selah Wildfire Continues To Burn [VIDEO]
Fire crews were busy overnight dousing hot spots in a fire that started Sunday afternoon near Harlan Landing in Selah. The fire burned parts of the Selah Ridge and spread burning more than 400 acres before firefighters were able to gain the upper hand and partially contain the fire. At last check th…

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