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UPDATE: Mile Post 85 Fire Now 70 Percent Contained, All Evacuation Levels Dropped

Thursday, 6/3 UPDATE – The Mile Post 85 Fire near The Dalles is now estimated to be 170 acres and 70 percent contained.

The fire started Tuesday and grew rapidly.

Crews and engines are checking for residual heat and mopping up.

All evacuation levels have been dropped.

The cause is still under investigation.

–Original Story–

The Dalles, Ore. — Oregon State Police and ODOT shut down I-84 Wednesday afternoon after a wildfire started about 12 miles west of The Dalles.

The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office has issued Level 3 “GO” evacuation orders for Pinewood Manor, Discovery Center, and The Dalles golf course

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