Officials with ODF said the fire is burning in slash piles, nearby … HOOD RIVER, Ore. — A wildfire burning 8 miles south of Hood River is about 313 acres in size. Periods of rain. The blaze, known as the Fir Mountain Fire, is 60% contained, fire officials said Friday. Twitter Share. Updated: December 19, 2020 @ 8:05 pm Low 47F. The men and women of Hood River Fire & EMS are here to help you and are committed to providing the highest levels of service possible. The Hood River and Barlow ranger districts will reopen, except for the area surrounding the White River fire, which is … (Courtesy of Nick Anderson) A helicopter scoops water to drop on the Mosier Creek Fire … The fire sparked Wednesday afternoon and has grown swiftly, according to local officials, not far from Interstate 84 and east of Hood River. The fire, about 8 miles southeast of Hood River, may impact some roads in the area. The Fir Mountain Fire about 8 miles southeast of Hood River began August 1, 2020 (ODF) Follow KOIN 6 for the latest news and weather Download … Low 47F. A helicopter scoops water to drop on the Mosier Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge, Aug. 12, 2020. Hood River Fire & EMS has a proud history of serving our community since 1904. Hood River, OR (97031) Today. The White River fire, which started Aug. 17 and grew to more than 17,000 acres, is now 70% contained. Periods of rain. Revised - Clackamas River Ranger District Fire Closure Closure - 10/29/2020 Riverside Fire Update for 10/21/2020 News - 10/21/2020 Riverside and Lionshead(MHF) Fires Update for October 17, 2020 News - 10/17/2020 Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. The Fir Mountain Fire, which began August 1 about 8 miles east of Hood River, was human caused, officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry said. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Chance of rain 100%. It has prompted evacuations and grew to … "Active fire behavior in … Rainfall near an inch.. Tonight. The fire broke out Wednesday in the community of Mosier, which is between Hood River, Oregon, and The Dalles along Interstate 84. Fire Chief’s Message. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Rainfall near an inch.