Crews battle fire in Skamania County, 50 percent contained - KPTV - FOX 12

Crews battle fire in Skamania County, 50 percent contained

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SKAMANIA COUNTY, WA (KPTV) -

Fire crews are battling a fire in Skamania County that is visible from Multnomah Falls.

The fire, named Mile Post 30 Fire, is about 5 acres and was 50 percent contained at 4 p.m.

The U.S. Forest Service said the fire started at 9 a.m. Saturday morning. The fire is on steep ground and is hard to go after.

Two helicopters are working the fire with bucket drops.

No structures have been burned and there are no road closures.

U.S. Forest Service said one firefighter was injured with a laceration to the knee.

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