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Massive Closure of Hood River County Forest
(September 5, 2017, 10:29 pm) HOOD RIVER, Ore Due to the extreme risk of fire, fire danger, lack of resources

Due to the extreme risk of fire, fire danger, lack of resources to fight additional fires and in the interest of public safety, the County Forest Manager recommended the closure of all Hood River County Forestland, Forest Roads, and Forest Trails to all recreational use until further notice.


The Fire Danger is Very Extreme
Eagle Creek Fire Investigators Seeking Public's Assistance
(September 5, 2017, 4:03 pm) HOOD RIVER, Ore.

The suspect has been identified as a fifteen year old male from Vancouver, Washington using fireworks. The American Red Cross more than 250 people at two shelters in the area. Evacuation orders have been issued for many areas.


Eagle Creek fire photo: OSP
Governor Invokes Emergency Conflagration Act for Eagle Creek Fire
(September 3, 2017, 5:25 pm) SALEM, Ore. The cause of the Eagle Creek fire has been determined to have been man-made

Governor Kate Brown invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act in response to the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area at 2:44 p.m. today.


From OSP
Fiery Crash Sends Man to Hospital
(September 1, 2017, 1:57 pm) SALEM, Ore

A fiery crash on I-5 in Albany just after midnight sent one man to a Portland hospital. A passing motorist stopped and helped pull the driver from the vehicle before it became fully engulfed in flames.   I-5 northbound was closed until the fire could be extinguished 


Be Ready to Get Out
Level 1 Evacuation Notice For Breitenbush Hot Springs Area
(August 30, 2017, 6:27 pm) SALEM, Ore A Level 1 Evacuation Means “BE READY” for Potential Evacuation

Today, the Marion County Board of Commissioners authorized a Level 1 Evacuation notice for the Breitenbush Hot Springs resort area and a portion of the Willamette National Forest. A Level 2 Evacuation notice would also be authorized if necessary.


Fire Ban Lifted in State Parks
(August 22, 2017, 1:17 pm) SALEM, Ore However, local and regional fire restrictions are still in effect in many state parks

A statewide ban on open fires in state park campgrounds has been lifted effective August 22, 2017. However, local and regional fire restrictions are still in effect in many state parks, and restrictions from other authorities often apply to state parks as well. Campfires are allowed in designated fire rings only. All fires must be attended, and fully extinguished afterward. 


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Oregon Eclipse Update: Light Traffic so Far, Remember to Use 211
(August 19, 2017, 3:39 pm) SALEM, Ore.

We are just two days away from Monday's Eclipse. Priorities among residents and visitors are related to traffic conditions, wildfires and smoke and how they are affecting travel.


Oregon Eclipse path South between Salem and Albany
Salem The Week Ahead - August 14th
(August 13, 2017, 7:33 pm) SALEM, Ore.

With one week until the Great Eclipse here are some things to plan for.

Traffic should increase as the week progresses and eclipse visitors begin to arrive. Beyond traffic their could be cell phone and atm issues as the numbers grow beyond what the local infrastructure was meant to support.


Photo by MCFD#1
3 Alarm Fire One Injured
(November 26, 2015, 7:45 pm) SALEM, Ore (Video)

MCFD1 units are on scene of a working 3-alarm residential fire in the 6200 block of Rambeau Ln SE. One occupant has been injured and is being treated by medics. No additional details are available at this time.


Photo Courtesy of PCSO
Accidental Fire Takes a Life
(November 13, 2015, 5:37 pm) DALLAS, Ore (Video)

On November 13th, 2015 at about 2:40 am the Dallas Fire Department assisted by SW Polk Fire, were dispatched to the 4000 block of Van Well Rd on a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival they found a motor home fully engulfed in flames. The fire department took action and later determined that there was a deceased person inside.


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