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Wildfires Near The Dalles Threatening Homes

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THE DALLES, Ore. - Strong and shifting winds are pushing an Oregon wildfire that has burned across 5,000 acres in the Columbia River Gorge, forcing the evacuation of a several dozen structures.
Spokesman David Morman said he had no reports of any homes burning Monday in the Government Flats Complex of fires. However, he says one of two structures that burned Sunday had been used as a residence.
He said about 55 structures were ordered evacuated Monday, although he could not say how many were homes.