Fire in Skamania County threatens homes


PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Homes were threatened in Skamania County on Sunday evening after a wildland fire broke out.

The fire started around 7 p.m. on Franz Road just north of Hwy 14. It grew to about 3-4 acres.

Skamania County Fire District 5 said helicopters were responding to the area. The Washington State Department of Natural Resources and US Forest Service took over command of the fire around 10 p.m.

KOIN 6 will update this story when more information becomes available.

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