Fire Management

Report a Wildfire: Call 911 or Columbia Cascade Communication Center at (360) 891-5140.

The Columbia River Gorge is a major wildland-urban interface. Help us prevent wildfire by being aware of current fire dangers and restrictions.

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Current Fire Info.

Find information on active wildfires of significant size and duration as well as information about current fire closures.

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Fire Restrictions

The Scenic Area follows state fire danger levels and restrictions. 

*Campfire restrictions may be in place seasonally. 

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Fire Management

The Columbia River Gorge is a challenging and dynamic fire environment. We fight fire aggressively due to the wildland-urban interface, and we have a proactive fuels management program. 

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Firewise Tips

Help reduce the risk of wildfire damage and loss by learning more about the Firewise USA™ program, which provides proven tools and resources to help you minimize your exposure to wildfire hazards.

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