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Northwest wildfires set 100-year record in 2012

  

The Northwest Interagency Coordination Center reports that almost 1.5 million acres have burned across the Northwest this year.

                                             Source:  The Northwest Interagency Coordination Center

 

While there have been fewer Northwest wildfires this year, the fires have been larger and more complex than normal.

                                        Source:  The Northwest Interagency Coordination Center

 

  

Portland Fire & Rescue would like to remind the citizens of Portland that the current gusty winds and low humidity increase the potential for rapid fire spread.  Click here to learn more about fire safety.