2014-08-07 09:06:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(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.