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The largest wildfire in Oregon has now grown to 515,000 acres in size, but fire crews are making progress. Its now 50% contained.  Its in southeastern Oregon near the Oregon-Nevada border.  Meantime, near Burns, the 55,000 acre Miller Homestead Fire recently exploded to 110,000 acres and evacuations were ordered.  The community of Frenchglen, residents of South Harney Lake, livestock, grazing allotments, wildlife and habitat continue to be affected.  Today, over 400 personnel, helicopters, air tankers, engines, dozers and water tenders are working there  to re-establish control lines.

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • I-84,Troutdale MP 17 - 62, in the Coumbia Gorge remains closed. The highway is closed EB at Exit 17 in Troutdale. Trucks use US-26 to OR-35 as an alternate route.

 

  • Construction at 27th Street . Northbound Lane Closed from Ferguson to Bear Creek.  Detour in place.

 

  • 27th and Bear Creek Rd intersection varying traffic control changes

 

  • O.B. Riley Road South-bound lane closed south of Mervin Samples Rd (12/17)