Oregon Wildfire Prompts Authorities to Issue Evacuation Notices

A wildfire near The Dalles, Oregon, closed nearby roads in both directions and prompted local authorities to issue evacuation notices on June 2.

This footage uploaded by Twitter user @gorgewx, shows a firefighting helicopter dumping water on the blaze and smoke wafting onto nearby highways.

The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office issued a level three evacuation notice for surrounding areas, as the blaze encroached on homes and buildings. Credit: @gorgewx via Storyful