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Powerline Fire is ‘well secured’; all evacuations to lift at 7 p.m.

Smoke from the Powerline Fire rises near Hagg Lake on Tuesday, September 8. Photo: Chas Hundley The final update, barring an unforeseen change in conditions, from the Oregon Department of Forestry on the 126 acre Powerline Fire near Cherry Grove was issued Sunday afternoon.  According to the update, “the Powerline[Read More…]

Updates from the Powerline Fire: 50% contained, helicopter suffers mechanical failure

A helicopter made an emergency landing at Hagg Lake after experiencing a mechanical failure on Wednesday, September 9. Photo: WCSO The Powerline Fire south of Hagg Lake is roughly 50% contained, according to the Gaston Rural Fire District.  In a series of updates posted throughout the day on their Facebook[Read More…]

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