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Carelessness sparks most fires; three on Friday

A Klickitat County fire crew extinguishes flames along the north side of Highway 14 east of Wishram Friday afternoon, Aug. 8. The fast moving grass fire inundated Maryhill Museum, a few miles to the east, with heavy smoke.

Photo by Mark Gibson
A Klickitat County fire crew extinguishes flames along the north side of Highway 14 east of Wishram Friday afternoon, Aug. 8. The fast moving grass fire inundated Maryhill Museum, a few miles to the east, with heavy smoke.



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A fire in Biggs Junction closed the Pilot truck stop, located on Interstate 84 east of The Dalles, which was occupied only by fire vehicles Friday afternoon, Aug. 8.

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A fireman mops up a brushy area west of the Pilot truck stop at Biggs Junction Friday afternoon, Aug 8. The fire forced the struck stop to close its fuel sales. Mark B. Gibson photo

As work rapidly progressed on the attention-getting Rowena Fire Friday, Aug...

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