Fire, ODF, Washington County

ODF: Fire danger moved to ‘High’ in Washington County

The Oregon Department of Forestry stages a vehicle at the Gales Creek Fire Station on Tuesday, August 27. Photo: Chas Hundley

WASHINGTON COUNTY - Fire danger in much of the western Oregon counties in Oregon Department of Forestry-protected lands has been shifted to ‘high’ as of today, ODF announced in a press release on Tuesday evening. 

The agency cited extreme heat and dry conditions in their determination. 

The forecast calls for temperatures in the upper 80’s through much of the week, according to the Portland National Weather Service

The only counties to escape the proclamation . . .

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