New Wildfire Reported in the Columbia River Gorge west of The Dalles near Mosier, OR (Wasco County)
The Mosier Creek Fire started this afternoon around 4:30 PM and is seeing a full response of two Type 1 helicopters, large air tankers, SEAT’s and also the Super Scooper airplanes. The fire as of 6:30 PM was estimated at 50 acres in size with no containment. Gusty winds are causing this fire to grow. The purple square is the rough location of the new fire.
From the Wasco County Sherrif’s Office regarding evacuation notices:
Level 3, GO (Evacuate): Residents of Osburne Cutoff, Vensel, Catron, Dry Creek, Carroll, Morgenson, and from Chenoweth Airport to Vensel/Ketchum Rd.
Level 2, GET READY: Intersection of Dry Creek across Seven Mile to Foley Lakes intersection, back up to Chenoweth Rd West to Chenoweth Airport.
Level 1: All of Browns Creek Rd from Chenoweth Rd. to Wells Rd.