Tag Archives: Wildfires

Columbia gorge fire: What you need to know as prosecutors announce charges

As prosecutors announced Thursday that they filed reckless burning charges in the Eagle Creek fire, here’s a status report on the fire’s aftermath and what’s next. Source: Columbia gorge fire: What you need to know as prosecutors announce charges | OregonLive.com

Charges filed against 15-year-old boy in Eagle Creek fire

A 15-year-old Vancouver boy faces reckless burning and other charges in the Eagle Creek fire that torched major swaths of the Columbia River Gorge, but authorities disclosed little else about the suspect or their investigation. Source: Charges filed against 15-year-old boy in Eagle Creek fire | OregonLive.com

Teenager charged with igniting Eagle Creek Fire

A 15-year-old Vancouver, Washington, boy has been charged for his role in igniting the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge east of Portland. Source: Teenager charged with igniting Eagle Creek Fire

Boy, 15, charged in Columbia Gorge fire

A 15-year-old boy who allegedly started a wildfire by tossing fireworks along a hiking trail in the Columbia River Gorge, with the blaze resulting in evacuations, the ­closing of an interstate highway, and causing ash to rain down on Portland, has been charged with several offenses, authorities said Thursday.

Hood River District Attorney Indicts 15-Year-Old Who Allegedly Started Columbia River Gorge Wildfire

The Hood River County District Attorney has indicted the 15-year-old boy from Vancouver, Wash. who allegedly sparked the Eagle Creek Fire that blazed through the Columbia River Gorge in early September. Source: Hood River District Attorney Indicts 15-Year-Old Who Allegedly Started Columbia River Gorge Wildfire – Willamette Week

Eagle Creek Fire suspect faces charges

The 15 year-old Vancouver, Wash., boy who allegedly started the still-burning Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge is facing multiple charges in juvenile court, the Hood River District Attorney’s office announced Thursday. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Eagle Creek Fire suspect faces charges

After More Than 45 Days, Teenage Suspect Charged As Juvenile In Eagle Creek Fire

A 15-year-old boy from Vancouver, Washington, is facing misdemeanor charges for starting the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge. Source: After More Than 45 Days, Teenage Suspect Charged As Juvenile In Eagle Creek Fire . News | OPB

Rain Dampens Wildfires, But May Spur Landslides in Columbia Gorge

As heavy rains move into the Northwest, geologists are watching the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. This summer’s wildfires have made slopes that are already prone to landslides even more treacherous. Source: Rain Dampens Wildfires, But May Spur Landslides in Columbia Gorge | KUOW News and Information

Multnomah Falls Closed For The Foreseeable Future

Now that the fall rains have begun, the fire danger at Multnomah Falls has declined. But Oregon’s popular gem still won’t open anytime soon. Source: Multnomah Falls Closed For The Foreseeable Future | NW News Network

WILDFIRE: Legal action facing 15-year old

Lincoln City residents faced several days of unhealthy and smokey conditions as the Eagle Creek wildfire erupted in the Columbia River Gorge this past summer. Source: WILDFIRE: Legal action facing 15-year old | News | thenewsguard.com