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Hotshot struck, seriously hurt on Hells Canyon wildfire

A veteran "hotshot" firefighter was struck and seriously injured by a falling snag  Sunday evening while helping battle a 2-week-old wildfire on the Idaho side of the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, officials said Monday evening.

RAPTOR 2014 Oregon wildfires


After Oregon wildfires comes higher flood threat

Areas in Oregon downstream of wildfires are at greater risk for flooding this year, and the Oregon Office of Emergency Management, Oregon Dept. of Land Conservation and Development, and FEMA Region X are urging home and business owners in affected areas to purchase flood insurance.

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California wildfire crews brace for weather shift

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Crews battling a huge Northern California wildfire are bracing for hotter temperatures and erratic winds.

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Firefighters mop up wildfire in Washington Co.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Firefighters have told residents they can return to their homes near a wildfire west of Portland, and crews are getting ready to wrap up their work.

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Residents return amid progress on fire W. of Portland

Evacuation levels were lowered and residents returned home Sunday as crews made good progress on the Scoggins Creek Fire, which broke out Friday and burned more than 200 acres west of Portland, in rural Washington County.

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Evacuations ordered in new W. Oregon wildfire

GASTON, Ore. (AP) — Fire officials say a new wildfire in a rural area west of Portland has burned across more than 200 acres, prompting urgent evacuation notices to more than 30 homes.

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Fire ignites on Umatilla Indian Reservation

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a fire burned 80 to 100 acres on the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

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Fire E. of Sacramento threatens 2,000 homes

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Officials say more than 2,000 homes are threatened and huge swaths of timberland have been destroyed by an out-of-control wildfire in Northern California.

Fire danger remains threat on High Desert

Officials: C.O. wildfire threat remains high

Fire officials said Wednesday that wildfire danger remains high on the High Desert, but lessening activity in September has allowed for reduction of fire crews.

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New human-caused fire in Ochocos nearly contained

A human-caused wildfire spotted Tuesday afternoon on the Ochoco National Forest 40 miles east of Prineville burned about 55 acres and was 95 percent contained by Wednesday, officials said.

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