Crews battling the Eagle Creek Fire received some gifts Saturday in the form of drizzly rain, lower temperatures, and light winds. The National Weather Service in Portland said the Columbia River Gorge received light rainfall early Saturday and was hit with additional prolonged drizzle for roughly 12 hours Saturday evening into Sunday morning. That light, steady drizzle was just what the region needed to moisten up, said NWS meteorologist Colby Neuman.
The man-made Eagle Creek Fire which exploded in growth Monday evening and culminated in the Eagle Creek Fire jumping the Columbia River Gorge early Tuesday and sparking a new fire on the Washington side. Now, fire officials confirm, the Eagle Creek and Indian Creek wildfires — responsible for stranding 153 hikers near Tunnel Falls Saturday night — have merged and are burning about 20,000 acres.
The Eagle Creek fire jumped the Columbia River Gorge overnight and is burning on both sides of the river as of Tuesday morning, according to the Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office. Damon Simmons, a spokesperson for the office, said that a spot fire of about 10–20 acres is burning near Archer Mountain on the Washington side. Another spot fire of nearly 100 acres is burning on the Oregon side near Rooster Rock State Park and Multnomah Falls.
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