Crews make progress against 15 Mile Fire, 80 percent contained - KPTV - FOX 12

Crews make progress against 15 Mile Fire, 80 percent contained

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COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE, OR (KPTV) -

Firefighters are making progress against the 15 Mile Fire in the Columbia River Gorge.

The Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue said the fire is 80 percent contained, and families who were evacuated are beginning to return to their homes.

No buildings have been damaged from the 15 Mile Fire. However, the fire has damaged some farm equipment.

Around 100 firefighters are working to get the blaze under control.

Crews said they do not know when they expect the fire to be fully surrounded.

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