Fire officials confirmed Tuesday morning that the growing Eagle Creek Fire jumped the Columbia River Gorge. This will occur in a phased approach and could take several days. The City of Hood River, along with other local and state governments, encourages all citizens to follow State and County health and safety guidelines in order to keep our community and frontline essential service workers as safe as possible. 3880 Westcliff Drive Dozers are being used to construct fireline where the terrain allows, and hand crews are working in areas where slope limits access for equipment. Esta línea telefónica estará disponible hoy, 22 de Diciembre de las 4:30pm – 7pm y de las 9am-5pm, Miércoles 23 de Diciembre. También estamos recibiendo asistencia adicional del personal de otros servicios públicos por medio de un programa de asistencia mutua. The Police station front lobby is still open to address customer service requests. NW Natural seguirá proporcionando actualizaciones esta tarde. NW Natural customers needing a place to stay should contact any of the following hotels for a room. 2014 W 7th St We’re also receiving additional assistance from other utilities through a mutual assistance program. March 24, 2020 – Joint message release from Hood River County, City of Hood River and City of Cascade Locks (English) THE DALLES, ORE. –  Firefighters continue to make progress on the Fir Mountain Fire. When we restore service, NW Natural technicians go door-to-door to affected customers. Firefighters use a grid system to locate any areas of heat, then cool these spots with water and dirt as they pull the material apart. March 23 – Governor Brown issues Statewide Stay Home, Save Lives Executive Order Resources on the fire will be available for initial attack and to support the local unit in fire suppression activities. The Hood River County Sheriff's Office is proud to serve and protect the area's citizens & visitors. March 25, 2020 – City restricts lodging for discretionary travel (English) A Type 4 organization will shadow the team today in preparation for the transition. Hose and other supplies continue to be removed from the fire and returned to the fire cache for clean-up and re-supply. Hood River, OR (97031) Today. 3223 Bret Clodfelter Way With preliminary mapping of the larger main fire and identification of the numerous spotfires the incident management team estimates the total fire acreage to be 200 acres. The fire was reported late Saturday night and is currently under investigation. The Fir Mountain Fire was reported on August 1, 2020 on private lands in Hood River County along Fir Mountain Road. The Fir Mountain Fire was reported on August 1, 2020 on private lands in Hood River County along Fir Mountain Road. NW Natural en colaboración con Hood River County Sheriff Emergency Management está dando asistencia a los clientes de NW Natural con hoteles, calentadores portables y cobijas. Mop-up activities will progress from the fire perimeter into the interior to further secure the fire. [THE DALLES, Ore.]  Firefighting activities on the Fir Mountain Fire today will focus on mop-up and continuing to secure the fire in preparation to transfer the fire back to The Dalles Unit. Firefighters maintained the fire within its current footprint. Officials with ODF said the fire is burning in slash piles, nearby standing timber and smaller replanted trees. The heavy fuel in the fire area is hampering efforts to extinguish the fire, as well as making it difficult to secure the line and mop-up the interior. For additional information on ODF’s Central Oregon District, including contact information and unit offices, please visit www.ODFcentraloregon.com. [THE DALLES, Ore.]  Sunday evening the Central Oregon Fire Management Service transferred command of the Fir Mountain Fire back to Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) The Dalles Unit. The White River fire, which started Aug. 17 and grew to more than 17,000 acres, is now 70% contained. Yesterday’s storm front produced minimal precipitation over the fire, but did bring significant winds. The firefighter was not injured and will return to duty on the fireline today. • All utilities and other services will continue regardless of a customer’s ability to make payment. Anyone unable to make a payment due to the virus or office closures can defer through the end of the state of emergency (September 30, 2020), plus 60 days, with no penalty, interest or charges. Saturday, Wasco County Sheriff’s Department reduced the Level 3 evacuation notice for 2900 Godberson Road to a Level 1. Heavy fuels have continued to hamper fireline construction and mop-up activities. High 57F. For public safety road closures are in place for Godberson Road and Fir Mountain Road due to fire suppression activity. (541) 374-8777, The Dalles Shilo Inn (541) 308-1000, Best Western Cascade Locks  The Level 1 evacuation notice for Mosier Creek Road area from 3475 Mosier Creek Road to 3950 Mosier Creek Road to 1 mile south of 8020 Ketchum Road to 2000 Ketchum Road is still in effect as well. The White River Fire is located in Wasco County, Oregon and back under the management of the Mt. We’re continuing to serve our community and provide essential services to the people of Hood River. The Wasco County Sheriff has removed all evacuations from the east side of the fire and reopened Godberson Road to public travel. 1108 E Marina Way Cloudy skies with periods of rain this afternoon. • Notification of the end of the local State of Emergency will be made on the City’s website, its Facebook page, and by email to subscribers. PO Box 887 April 8, 2020 – City extends local emergency declaration (English)/Español) THE DALLES, ORE. –  The Fir Mountain Fire remains 313 acres with a combination of dozer line, handline and roads around the perimeter and is now 60% contained. The fire was reported late in the night August 1 and remains under investigation. The Dalles, OR 97058 Extinguishing heat near the perimeter and any hot spots in the interior is needed so the fire can be placed into patrol status and monitored in the coming days by local fire resources. Crews also constructed hoselays to disburse water throughout the fire area for mop-up and to extinguish hot spots and fire outside the fire line. For public safety road closures are in place for Godberson Road and Fir Mountain Road due to fire suppression activity. The Wasco County Sheriff’s Department has reduced the Level 3 evacuation notice for 2900 Godberson Road to a Level 1. Here is a map with the plan for restoration: https://www.nwnatural.com/-/media/nwnatural/pdfs/external_restoration_map.pdf. Fire behavior remains minimal. • Sign up for City emails to stay informed. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Fire behavior remains minimal. Follow us @nwnatural and visit www.nwnatural.com. Priority is given to responding to urgent calls, while non-urgent issues will be addressed as time permits. • Public Restrooms: State Street Restroom are open. Essential services are our highest priority. Hood National Forest temporarily closes forest for fire and public safety. 2920 W 6th St If a customer is not home, we will leave a door hanger with a phone number that they can call to schedule a time that works, typically that same day. It has prompted evacuations and grew to … Full containment of the fire is expected Wednesday. Initial mapping work today from helicopter platforms and ground truthing identified the perimeter of several of the spotfires on the eastern edge of the fire area. For additional information on ODF’s Central Oregon District, including contact information and unit offices, please visit www.ODFcentraloregon.com. The City of Hood River will be altering operations while Hood River County is categorized as “Extreme Risk” for the spread of COVID19 by the State of Oregon. Operations are focused on mopping up the interior of the fire and locating any hot spots near the perimeter. Para los clientes de NW Natural que necesitan un lugar donde hospedarse pueden comunicarse con cualquiera de los hoteles en esta lista. May 28, 2020 – City extends local emergency declaration but adds allowance of non-essential lodging This is a Monday Afternoon Outreach Request: [THE DALLES, Ore.]  The Oregon Department of Forestry is seeking information related to finding the individual responsible for starting the Fir Mountain Fire. Air resources, including large air tankers and water scooping aircraft were used throughout the day to support ground resources in efforts to control the spread of the fire. Hood Meadows Fire (Heather Canyon, Mt. Additional information is at: City Council continues to meet remotely and the public is encouraged to attend remotely. This fire … White River Fire Update Aug 27, 2020 --NWIIMT 9 White River Wildfire News – 8/27/2020. The Oregon Department of Forestry tweeted about the fire near Mosier Creek Road at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported . Riverside Fire Updates: Regular video briefings from Incident Command on the Riverside Fire. Low 41F. The fire broke out Wednesday in the community of Mosier, which is between Hood River, Oregon, and The Dalles along Interstate 84. Please bring a copy of your gas bill or proof of address and lodging expenses will be covered by NW Natural. The Dalles, OR 97058 (541) 386-2200, HI Express The Dalles Details are available on the Wasco County Sheriff’s Facebook page:  www.facebook.com/WascoCountySheriff. (541) 298-5502, Motel 6  Monday night crews used handheld infrared cameras across the fire to find any remaining heat sources. We also expect to start the restoration process to customers in Hood River-Odell. 2014 W 7th St Hood River, OR 97031 Hood River County Sheriff's Office . Approximately 130 firefighters continue to staff the Fir Mountain Fire as a Type 4 organization. See current wildfires and wildfire perimeters in Oregon on the Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center Wildfire Map. The fire, about 8 miles southeast of Hood River, may impact some roads in the area. May 1, 2020 – City opens neighborhood parks, with exclusions Hood River Connect Welcome to Hood River Connect, a new central base for subscriptions to all City of Hood River email distribution lists. (541) 436-1600, HI Express  ODF’s Central Oregon District continues to serve landowners and the public as an essential service for Oregonians. • The link to sign up for Citizen Emergency Alerts. Hemos traído extra personal de NW Natural y están trabajando arduamente. The Level 1 evacuation notice for Mosier Creek Road area from 3475 Mosier Creek Road to 3950 Mosier Creek Road to 1 mile south of 8020 Ketchum Road to 2000 Ketchum Road is still in effect as well. The fire was first reported August 1, 2020 and remains under investigation. A full list of meeting status is at. THE DALLES, ORE. –  Yesterday firefighters increased containment of the Fir Mountain Fire to 70%. This banner will be continually updated with the most current COVID-19 related rules and modifications to City government operations. Evacuation information for the eastern flank of the fire is available at https://www.facebook.com/WascoCountySheriff. Resources will staff the fire tonight, taking advantage of cooler temperatures and humidity recovery but will continue to experience strong winds on the exposed ridgetops. Hood River, Ore. - UPDATE: Leslie Drapiza was successfully reunited with her February 4th, 2019. Interactive real-time wildfire and forest fire map for Oregon. Customers seeking free portable heaters and blankets can receive them at temporary distribution centers at 1825 May Street in Hood River (across from the Fire Department) or 119 NE Church Avenue in White Salmon (White Salmon Fire Department), both will be open from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. today. 12/23/2020:  Below is updated information from NW Natural. Police – The Police department staff continues to work around-the-clock to answer emergency and non-emergency calls. Fire danger in The Dalles Unit is EXTREME, and restrictions associated with public activities are in place. A vehicle accident involving a firefighter, not engaged on the fireline, occurred Tuesday evening. The Central Oregon Fire Management Service Type 3 Team will transition command this evening back to Oregon Department of Forestry’s The Dalles Unit. Esto ocurrirá en etapas, lo cual tomara varios días. Esta ayuda es para los clientes que continúan sin servicio de gas debido al accidente que ocurrió en la estación de Williams Pipeline District. (541) 436-2660, Best Western Cascade Locks Para los clientes que necesitan transportación a un hotel, por favor de llamar a Hood River County Emergency Management 541-387-7080. Full containment is expected by Wednesday. Office Hours. Operations continue to focus on mop-up of the interior of the fire and locating any hot spots near the perimeter. NEWS RELEASE. "The fire is burning west ... White River. The fire remains 313 acres and is now 50% contained. But … THE DALLES, ORE. –  Despite breezy afternoon winds Tuesday, firefighters on the Fir Mountain Fire held the fire within the perimeter and only saw activity from the consumption of unburned fuels within the interior. This hotline will be staffed from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. today, Wed. Dec. 23. FORT HOOD, Texas — U.S. officials said Army leaders are expected to fire or suspend a “significant number” of officers and enlisted soldiers at Fort Hood, according to the Associated Press. THE DALLES, ORE. –  Work on the Fir Mountain Fire Saturday increased the containment to 80%. 2625 Cascade Ave, Hood River, OR 97031 Meeting details and participation instructions will be, Other City committees or commissions will either meet remotely or will be suspended until a future time. Road closures are still in place for Godberson Road and Fir Mountain Road for public and firefighter safety. A Red Flag Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for the fire and surrounding area for critical fire weather, breezy winds and low humidity. Trails are generally open but please be mindful of keeping physical distance and look for any postings. Fire on Mount Hood shuts down hiking trails, sends smoke across mountain Updated Sep 09, 2020; Posted Sep 07, 2020 Firefighters work to put out a small fire in Heather Canyon at Mount Hood … The Fir Mountain Fire is 313 acres and was first reported late on August 1, 2020. Fire suppression activities continue on the fire with full containment expected Wednesday, August 12, 2020. (541) 298-5502, Motel 6 Today fire resources will focus on completing construction of containment lines using existing roads and heavy equipment. For public safety road closures are in place for Godberson Road and Fir Mountain Road due to fire suppression activity. (541) 386-2200, Hampton Inn 541-296-1191. The road is a single lane road in many places, the public is reminded to use caution in the area and watch for activity associated with firefighting operations. In addition to the fixed wing aircraft and helicopters working on the fire today resources included three dozers, four tenders, six hand crews, five wildland fire engines, and numerous overhead. Today fire resources will continue strengthening the perimeter by increasing the depth of cooled ground interior of the fireline. Overnight the fire was held within the existing footprint and this morning the fire has fireline around 75% of the perimeter. Full containment of the fire is expected Wednesday. The fire is estimated to be five percent contained this evening. Customers should not relight their equipment but wait to be contacted by NW Natural. 735 Wanapa St, Cascade Locks, OR 97014 Resources will utilize hose lays to conduct mop-up operations. (541) 436-2660, Puede encontrar la lista actualizada en www.nwnatural.com. ODF’s Central Oregon District continues to serve landowners and the public as an essential service for Oregonians. The fire was first reported Aug. 1 on private land in Hood River County along Fir Mountain Road. Crews will continue developing hoselays for water distribution throughout the fire. March 23 – City of Hood River closes parks and facilities (English / Español) For public and firefighter safety the speed limit for the road is reduced. All utilities and other services will continue regardless of a customer’s ability to make payment. Evacuation information is available at https://www.facebook.com/WascoCountySheriff. Clackamas River Ranger District 16400 Champion Way (971) 333-4100 Sandy, OR 97055. MOSIER, Ore. (AP) — A wildfire that started between Hood River and The Dalles in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge grew quickly Wednesday afternoon, prompting mandatory evacuations. 12-16-20 hood river county covid count: 605 positive, 8 deaths, 17,428 negative; county IN "extreme risk" 12-16-20 WASCO COUNTY COVID CASES: The news conference is slated to begin at 12:15 p.m. in Fort Hood and it will be livestreamed in this article. Please call or email to talk with our staff or schedule an appointment. Court appearances are conducted virtually. (541) 296-1191, Columbia Cliff Villas Hotel Please check  NWNatural.com for additional updates. Oregon Department of Transportation Road Updates - Tripcheck.com - Latest information on road closures. Hood River, Oregon 97031 The Dalles, OR 97058 March 16 – City meetings suspended (English) 1 Nichols Pkwy, Hood River, OR 97031 NW Natural, in coordination with Hood River County Sheriff Emergency Management, Klickitat County Emergency, and other agencies and partners, is offering assistance with hotel rooms, portable heaters and blankets to natural gas customers who remain without service due to the car accident into Williams NW Pipeline district regulator station. The sacrifices required of our local businesses have been significant and painful. Resources on the fire were released to their home unit late this afternoon. 3223 Bret Clodfelter Way Today firefighters will continue mop-up operations working from the perimeter into the interior of the fire. March 12 – Multiple ways to connect with the City of Hood River (English) Evacuation information is available at https://www.facebook.com/WascoCountySheriff. 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