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September 25, 2014 at 3:15 PM

Northwest leads nation in wildfires in 2014

The Associated Press PORTLAND — The Northwest led the nation in wildfires this year. Citing federal statistics, The Oregonian reported Thursday that the number of wildfires in Oregon and Washington is down — 3,270 — but the area burned is higher than any other region of the country — a total of nearly 1.3 million acres. Northwest Interagency…

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