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Grass fire in The Dalles burns 200 acres

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THE DALLES, OR (KPTV) -

Firefighters are battling a grass fire in The Dalles Sunday evening. 

The fire is located between Cherry Heights Road and Mill Creek Road and has burned about 50 acres, according to Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue. Officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry said the fire started at about 7:30 p.m. 

Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue says Level 1 voluntary evacuations are in place for the few landowners nearby. No structures are threatened at this time. There is no word on the fire's containment. 

A Single Engine Air Tanker is helping fight the fire. 

As of late Sunday night, the fire had grown to around 200 acres.

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