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Umatilla National Forest wildfire updates


Beka Compton

Yard signs in Dayton express thanks from the community for the firefighters

Green Ridge:

The Green Ridge Fire ignited during a lightning storm on July 7 and is burning roughly 30 miles east of Walla Walla. The fire continues to burn in the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness in steep, remote, rugged terrain, making it difficult for fire personnel to create containment lines. An indirect fire suppression strategy is being implemented, with control lines being established a considerable distance away from the fire's active edge.

Pacific Northwest Team 3 took command of the Green Ridge Fire Tuesday and will build on the progress that has been made toward containing the fire. Fire...

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