EAGLE CREEK FIRE AND INDIAN CREEK FIRE UPDATE - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 -- 9:00 P.M.

News Release from Oregon State Fire Marshal After experiencing explosive fire behavior on the Eagle Fire last night, firefighters were successful at holding fire growth to moderate levels during the day. An infrared fly-over has estimated the fire to be 20,000 acres. The Eagle Creek and Indian Creek Fires have merged together and will be managed as one incident in the future. A spot fire, which spread across the Columbia River early this morning, is approximately 30 acres and is being managed by a Washington DNR Type 3 Team. Unified command is happy to report that the historic Multnomah Falls Lodge, built in 1925, was saved by Oregon State Fire Marshal's structural firefighters. A task for

Cloverdale firefighters knock down coop blaze

Cloverdale firefighters doused a blaze in a chicken coop before it did much damage to an attached garage. Photo provided While all eyes were on the Milli Fire raging to the west of Sisters last week, Cloverdale firefighters caught a fire in a chicken coop before it could spread to an attached building. On Friday, August 18, Cloverdale firefighters were called to a reported structure fire at 17552 Plainview Ct. Callers reported a chicken coop attached to a house was on fire. Firefighters arrived to find that the burning coop was attached to the residence's garage. With assistance from the Sisters-Camp Sherman fire district, firefighters were able to extinguish the fire with minimal damage

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