Fire, Oregon, Washington County

Tuesday, September 15 Fire Update

Banks Fire District Engine 16 heads toward the Powerline Fire on Tuesday, September 8. Photo: Chas Hundley

Here is this morning’s fire update. We’ll continue daily fire updates through Friday, and hopefully be able to resume a more regular publishing schedule if fire activity calms down enough after that.

Wildfires kill 10 in Oregon

Ten people have been confirmed killed in wildfires that raged in Oregon for the past week, according to the Oregon State Medical Examiner. In addition to those confirmed to have been killed, at least 22 people remain missing. Watch for a morning fire update on our website around 10 a.m. today.

City of Banks closes offices due to smoke until Friday . . .

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