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(Rowena, OR)  --  A wildfire in Wasco County is spreading and poses a threat to about 275 structures.  The Rowena fire is located about six miles west of The Dalles, and Level Three evacuations are in effect for 75 homes between the 55-hundred and 62-hundred blocks of Highway 30.  Residents of homes further west on Highway 30 are being urged to prepare for evacuation.  The fire, which is burning in steep terrain, began in an area of brush Tuesday night.

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

 

  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.