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Fire season looms in NW Oregon

As areas in Oregon enter fire season, this region, visited by rains and cool weather until recently, has not. Now, an Oregon Department of Forestry official says that could change next week. 

“While the wet spring has been great, things are starting to dry out,” said ODF Forest Grove District Forester Mike Cafferata. “Last weekend’s hot weather made a difference on the fuels, however upcoming cool and damp weather will restore some of the lost moisture,” he added.

As a result, fire season in the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association, which stretches from . . .

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