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Central Oregon crews tackling several new wildfires

More than 200 firefighters worked Monday to contain a lightning-sparked fire north of Dayville that has blackened over 4,600 acres, as crews tackled several new blazes spotted after a weekend of thunder and lightning over much Central Oregon.

Round Butte fire caused by fireworks

Fireworks-caused Round Butte fire sparks familiar debate

The Fourth of July holiday is all about the red, white and blue -- and unfortunately, on Round Butte, black, too.

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Ammonia leak no longer a threat from Washington fire

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Emergency management officials say ammonia that started leaking from a fruit warehouse burning in a central Washington wildfire has dissipated and is no longer a threat.

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C. Washington fire destroys 24 structures, forces evacuations

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds has destroyed 24 structures, including homes, in a central Washington neighborhood.

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Fireworks spark Round Butte blaze as crews fight lightning fires

While nearly 250 firefighters battled a nearly 4,100-acre wildfire north of Dayville in Sunday’s heat and evacuated residents returned home, officials said juveniles playing with fireworks sparked a two-acre fire on Round Butte, five miles southwest of Madras.

Fire resources pulled into Central Oregon

High fire danger brings extra resources to High Desert

Heat, wind and chances of thunderstorms this weekend are prompting area fire officials to call extra resources into Central Oregon.

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Fire begins near California interstate, threatens homes

Wildfires are sweeping through several dry Western states, including a massive blaze that briefly shut down part of the main interstate between Southern and Northern California. A look at the latest hotspots and what crews are doing to control them:

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C. Oregon, state officials warn of rising wildfire danger

With forecasters warning of an extended hot spell and the potential of dry thunderstorms, Central Oregon and state fire officials are girding for rising fire danger and pleading for the public to be very careful in the days leading up to the Fourth of July weekend.

Cloverdale Fire District seeking bond measure

Cloverdale Fire District reminder: Burning season over

On Tuesday, Cloverdale firefighters responded to two reports of the illegal burning of yard debris.  In both cases firefighters found residents of the fire district burning items in their yards.  The people that were burning said that they did not know that burn season was closed.

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Western wildfires: Crews try to wrangle blazes in 4 states

Wildfires are sweeping through several dry Western states, including a massive blaze burning out of control in Northern California. A look at the latest hotspots and what crews are doing to control them:

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