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Wildfire season is just beginning with fire districts preparing for anticipated higher-than-normal fire danger. Prescribed burns, like the one shown above, are planned for the eastside of Mt. Hood this week.

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Warm, dry spring means increased fire danger early

Two wildfires broke out over the weekend near The Dalles, timed perfectly for the beginning of “Wildfire Awareness” week in Oregon, and serving as early warning for Gorge residents.

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