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The Environmental Impact Caused by the Eagle Creek Fire

By Kira Chan, Copy Editor

November 23, 2017

The Eagle Creek Fire continues to burn intensely in the Columbia River Gorge; while luckily no human lives were lost, the event took an immense toll on the environment, and the future of the Gorge is still uncertain. As of Sept. 22, the fire burned 48,600 acres and was 46 percent contained. The fire began on Sept. 2 when fireworks wer...

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