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Lightning sparks regional fires

Crews from the Dallesport Fire Department extinguish a blaze between The Dalles Airport and Highway 14 Sunday afternoon. It was one of several fires  started by a rash of lighning strikes in the area.


Crews from the Dallesport Fire Department extinguish a blaze between The Dalles Airport and Highway 14 Sunday afternoon. It was one of several fires started by a rash of lighning strikes in the area.



Oregon fire officials estimated that about 3,400 lightning strikes occurred across the region Sunday and started more than 100 fires, mostly small but some threatening homes on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation...

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