Police and Fire


Teamwork rescues Hood River fire victims

A firefighter in street clothes, his friend and three law enforcement officers helped firefighters rescue three people from a burning home Saturday in Hood River. No one was injured in the blaze, which destroyed a single-story home on Foster Court, off Henderson Drive near the west city limits.

August 15, 2018 midnight read more..

‘Memaloose 2’ Fire 65 percent contained

The Memaloose 2 Fire is currently estimated at 167 acres and 65 percent contained, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) reported. Suppression efforts are now focused on strengthening containment lines and mopping up the interior of the fire.

August 15, 2018 midnight read more..


UPDATE: Canyon Road Fire is contained at approximately two acres and is in mop-up phase. Five homes were evacuated, as well as Wy’east Road between Davis Dr. and Central Vale.

August 8, 2018 4:30 p.m. read more..

UPDATE: Wildfire at exit 46 now in mop up

Just east of Cascade Locks at milepost 46, a grass fire has been reported. Officials are closing Frontage Road in Cascade Locks while ODF, Cascade Locks Fire Department and other agencies have responded and are preparing to combat the fire.

July 31, 2018 3:27 p.m. read more..


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