Fire, Oregon, Washington County

National Weather Service: ‘Unseasonably high fire danger throughout this week’

A burn pile that escaped control on NW Strohmeyer Rd on Tuesday, April 13. Photo: Forest Grove Fire & Rescue

11:15 a.m.: A burn ban will go into effect at 12 p.m., local fire agencies announced.

9:07 am.: This story has been updated with more information from the Oregon Department of Forestry

The Portland office of the National Weather Service issued a "special weather statement" Tuesday evening in advance of . . .

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