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Government Flats Complex Fire 45% Contained

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UPDATE / THE DALLES, Ore. - The Oregon Department of Forestry says more than 1,050 firefighters continue to battle the wildfire burning south of The Dalles. 

Right now, 35 crews, 36engines, 12 dozers, 15 water tenders and 8 helicopters are working the Government Flats Complex Fire, which now spreads across 12,070 acres. 

So far the fire has burned 4 homes and 9 buildings, but it's 45% contained. Firefighters say the flames are also threatening more than 80 other homes, and more than 80 other buildings. 

So far the fire has cost more than $10 million to fight.

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