KGW reports the fire started around noon on Friday eight miles west of The Dalles near the community of Rowena.
The fire prompted the shutdown of a portion of Highway 30 along Interstate 84.
The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office announced the following evacuation notifications: ” Level 3 GO Evacuation Notice from 5220 Hwy 30 West to 6090 Hwy 30 West. Included in the Level 3 Evacuation Notice are Rowena River Road and Mayer State Park. Level 3 GO. Level 2 GET SET from 5220 Hwy 30 West to Simmonelli Rd/Hwy 30 West Intersection”