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Wildfire near Warm Springs grows in hot, gusty conditions – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-06-19 19:50:10 –

S-503 fire sparked on Friday night

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The S-503 fire was near Warm Springs and began on June 17, 2021 (courtesy of Dave Tragethon / Mount Hood).

Portland, Oregon (KOIN) — Wildfire at the northern end of Warm Springs Reservation Has grown to about 800 acres After sparking around 6 pm on Friday.

S-503 fire about 3 miles east of highway 26 Ten miles north of Simnasho, several agencies have come to the fore. Hot and dry conditions and gusts are expected to be factors in fighting this fire. CTWS fire management Said on their Facebook page.

It’s not clear what caused the fire, officials said.

Dave Trageton of Mount Hood said the fire was visible on their webcam. “It looks like it’s exploding a bit,” he told KOIN6 News.

The· Statesman Journal reports wildfire It’s about 800 acres as of 4 pm on Saturday. The fire is about 92 miles from Portland.

KOIN 6 News will get more information as it evolves.

The S-503 fire was near Warm Springs and began on June 17, 2021 (courtesy of Dave Tragethon / Mount Hood).

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